Illinois Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton got the headline two days ago for announcing Democrats plan to hike income taxes by 20%, if the Democrats constitutional amendment does not pass in November.
I find it interesting that when the Dems were talking about increasing the income tax from 3 to 5%, they promoted it as a “two percent” tax hike.
Now increasing the tax from basically 5% to 6% isn’t a “one percent” tax hike; it’s a twenty percent tax hike.
And yesterday, Governor JB Pritzker says it will be the Republican fault if the income tax has to be dramatically increased: