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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
In a rushed vote today, the Illinois Senate approved a set of three budget bills that raise taxes and outline $36 billion in spending.
The Illinois General Assembly is looking to pass a bill that earmarks $166.5 million for various projects in lawmakers home districts across the state.
Chicago taxpayers would see a total of $895 million in state income tax increases if a tax hike measure passed by the Democrat-controlled Illinois State Senate becomes law.
A recent analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS), which owns this publication, found almost 50,000 duplicate voter registration records, representing Illinois residents who are registered multiple times.