Just last year the General Assembly passed a 32 percent tax hike. Now, one gubernatorial candidate is speaking out in favor of another tax--the progressive income tax.

J.B. Pritzker's calls for a progressive tax have been notably short on specifics, but it's something the Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois thinks we should definitely consider because Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Missouri are doing it.

Austin Berg, Director of Content Strategy with Illinois Policy, joined the WROK Morning Show this morning to explain what a progressive tax will mean to the average middle-class Illinois family: