Tribune Does What Suburban Republicans Wouldn’t Do – Pins the Toll Tax Hike on Quinn

What is it with suburban Republican legislators? Why didn’t they figure out that Governor Pat Quinn’s 88% Toll Tax Hike on top of his 67% Income Tax Hike was a political issue that could be exploited? Don’t they talk to … Continue reading

You Can Comment on Toll Tax Hike on Tollway Web Site

All the media coverage has been on those whose livelihoods will be benefited from Pat Quinn’s 88% Toll Tax Hike. These construction workers, consultants and road builders have packed every hearing. They know the game and know their checking accounts … Continue reading

Why Aren’t Republicans Bashing Quinn about His 88% Toll Tax Hike Proposal?

When someone who has been out of office over ten years is the most outspoken person trying to pin the 88% toll tax tail on the Pat Quinn donkey, the Republican Party is lost in the suburban wilderness. I’m prompted … Continue reading

Some Huntley Testimony Against Pat Quinn’s 88% Toll Tax Hike

My testimony at Pat Quinn’s 88% Toll Hike hearing in Huntley last night merited mentions in two local sources of news. When the court reporter didn’t get my name and asked me to spell it, The First Electric Newspaper wrote: … Continue reading

Many Beneficiaries of Toll Tax Hike Talk Before First Opponent

I got to the Huntley Village Hall for the 7 PM Toll Tax Hike hearing just after 6:30. I wanted to testify, but didn’t want to stay late. First there was a 30-minute infomercial by one of the engineering technocrats, … Continue reading

Pat Quinn Appointees Request 88% Toll Tax Hike

First we get a 67% income tax hike, compliments of Democratic Party Governor Pat Quinn. Now, his minions on the Tollway Board are proposing an 88% (I round up) hike in tolls. No one has had the audacity to make … Continue reading