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.
Under Illinois law, towns that miss required pension contributions risk state intervention. In 2016, Round Lake Park paid less than 40 percent of its required pension contribution.
History shows lawmakers prefer to avoid tough but necessary choices.
The state also saw a drop in the unemployment rate, but it wasn’t because people found jobs.
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.
What do you get a man who has everything?
Poor accounting practices prevent true financial transparency in Illinois state government.
The measure would’ve banned kids aged 12 and under from playing tackle football.
Following their colleagues in the House, 19 members of the Illinois Senate have signed on to a resolution opposing a progressive tax in Illinois.