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Amendment 1 could make bad Illinois business climate worse

Amendment 1 could make bad Illinois business climate worse

A Rockford family and their trucking business are being driven out of Illinois by high taxes and bad public policies. If voters agree Nov. 8 to enshrining public union power in the Illinois Constitution, expect more businesses and workers to leave.

By Ann Miller

Ep. 37: Love thy neighbor’s taxes

Ep. 37: Love thy neighbor’s taxes

Other states across the country, including many of Illinois’ neighbors, have recently cut taxes, often permanently. But Illinois is going the opposite direction, hiking taxes on residents and businesses. Adam Schuster explains why how the state is stuck. Subscribe to the Policy Shop newsletter to learn more at: illin.is/newsletter Host: Hilary Gowins, Senior Vice President...

Want to fix Illinois’ voter suppression? Then give voters choices.

Want to fix Illinois’ voter suppression? Then give voters choices.

Voter suppression is an art in Illinois, where decades of rules to give incumbents or favored-party candidates an easy ride to reelection deny voters choices in about half of Illinois House races. Illinois Policy is trying to change that by increasing the choices that bring out voters.

By Brad Weisenstein