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Leslie Munger: Tax Hike Won't Make Dent In Problems
Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger joined the show this week to talk about how the state's lack of a budget is impacting her office. Just this past week, her office said that the state government's backlog of unpaid bills will hit $8.5 billion by the end of December, up from about $6 …
Winnebago County School Officials Discuss Push For Sales Tax
You soon could be paying more for virtually everything in Winnebago County.
The Rockford Register Star is reporting that local school officials are set to meet this week to discuss placing a referendum question on an upcoming election ballot to increase the sales tax by 1-percentage point...
Rauner: Democrats Trying to 'Claw Their Way' to Tax Hike
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says lawmakers' plan to restore cuts to child care services shows Democrats' resolve to "claw their way to a massive tax hike."
A House committee endorsed a Senate-approved measure Tuesday to restore child care…
Illinois Rep. Schakowsky Calls For Federal Tax Hike
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
An Illinois congresswoman plans to introduce a bill this week to raise federal income tax rates.
It won't be on you, it'll be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston)...
House Minority Leader Says No GOP Support For Tax Hikes
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
Tax increases will not be the solution to the state's budget woes this year or next, if approval is needed by Republicans.
That promise on behalf of Republicans comes from Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs)...

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