State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 5 – Budget Shortfall

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the question of  what to do with the State’s budget shortfall. And the candidates had a minute to answer the question … Continue reading

Illinois Has Fourth Highest Income Tax Rate for Corporations

National Taxpayers United President Jim Tobin is out with the corporate tax rate rankings how that Illinois has raised its tax rates. We’re not number one. I guess that’s a small blessing. But we are higher than Taxachusetts. NEW ILLINOIS … Continue reading

What Pat Quinn Didn’t Explain about the Effect on Illinois Business

Unmentioned in Governor Pat Quinn’s budget address was what his 50% income tax hike proposal will do to Illinois business. Here’s what the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce says, “If this plan were passed, Illinois would have the 5th highest … Continue reading