States with a progressive income tax see greater income inequality, and have seen income inequality rise faster than states without a progressive income tax.View Report
While details surrounding the ex-official’s separation with the village remain undisclosed to the public, trustees’ approval of his $161,000 severance package went unobstructed.
History shows lawmakers prefer to avoid tough but necessary choices.
House Bill 5760 would stop lawmakers’ scheduled cost-of-living adjustment. Illinois lawmakers are the fifth-highest paid state lawmakers in the nation.
A proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution would render residents’ retirement earnings off limits for Springfield.
Poor accounting practices prevent true financial transparency in Illinois state government.
Following their colleagues in the House, 19 members of the Illinois Senate have signed on to a resolution opposing a progressive tax in Illinois.
Pensions and employee health insurance costs consumed nearly a quarter of Illinois’ fiscal year 2018 budget.
Illinoisans will have to work for 119 days this year to pay their federal, state and local tax bills.
Homeowners in Chicago’s collar counties faced some of the highest average property tax bills in the state in 2017.
Single-family homeowners in Rock Island County pay an average property tax bill above $2,800, according to a new report.