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The Secret Tax In the Illinois Budget No One is Talking About
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The Secret Tax In the Illinois Budget No One is Talking About

Like it or not, Illinois workers will have to endure an 32% increase in their income tax when they get their next paycheck this month, but there's another tax increase no one is talking about. This one amounts to a whopping $95 million dollars.

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This Illinois Tax Hike Calculator Shows How Much More You'll Pay
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This Illinois Tax Hike Calculator Shows How Much More You’ll Pay

If you're wondering just how much this new 32% tax hike will cost you, this simple calculator will tell you.

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Illinois Finally Has a Budget
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Rockford Residents Respond to Illinois’ New Budget in Four Words

We asked Rockford residents to describe how they feel about Illinois' new budget in four words; these were the best responses.

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Public Meeting on Budget Impasse Could Happen

John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network

If legislative leaders and Gov. Bruce Rauner are going to meet in public on the budget stalemate, who should set the agenda...

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McQueary: Proposed Public Budget Meeting Is ‘Most Ridiculous Thing’ [AUDIO]

Have you heard? Illinois still doesn't have a budget in place. I know. Hard to believe, right?

Rockford native & Chicago Tribune editorial board member Kristen McQueary joined the show this week to discuss Illinois' budget crisis and the proposed public negotiation sessions between the Governor and legislative leaders. As...

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Quinn: No Regrets About Time As Illinois Governor

Michel Kiser -- Illinois Radio Network

Former Illinois governor Pat Quinn says he's disappointed that there still isn't a state budget in place...

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Illinois Budget Impasse Affecting Emergency Call Systems

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois residents seeking help through their local emergency 911 systems may be on their own if the budget fight between Republican Gov...

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Sen. Tim Bivins: Illinois Budget Fix Is Big Rauner Win [AUDIO]

There's a lot happening in Springfield this week as lawmakers attempt a fix for the current fiscal year's budget and conduct hearings on a numbers of issues that impact the 2016 spending plan...

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Face For Radio: Scot Talks “Pet Projects” With Eyewitness News [VIDEO]

If it’s Monday it means I need to shave and I have to wear pants. Why? Because it’s TV Day, when I get to join our friends at Eyewitness News...

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