Jack Franks’ Tax Cap Bill Passes House – Roll Call of SB 2073 & Email Addresses of Local Tax District Officials whose Lobbyists Tried to Kill the Bill and Will Do So Again in the Senate

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that State Rep. Jack Franks (D-Marengo) has reversed the House defeat of his bill to prevent local tax districts from raising the tax take when assessed valuation is not growing…regardless of the increase in the … Continue reading

Franks’ Tax Cap Bill Shot Down, Roll Call on HB 3793

A press release from State Rep. Kent Gaffney reveals that State Rep. Jack Franks’ bill to rein in the taxeaters when down in flames today in the Illinois House. So much for my predictive ability from 200 miles away. I … Continue reading

Dorr Township Electors Ask $1 Million Tax Rebate or Referendum Asking that Question

The following petition has been filed with Dorr Township Clerk Kathleen J. Schlapp by the requisite number of township voters: From:  The Undersigned Dorr Township Electors Re:  Request that the township clerk place an item on the township’s annual meeting … Continue reading