Not only would a progressive income tax hike end up taking more money directly from all taxpayers’ pockets, but it would also have negative economic effects on jobs growth, after-tax income adjusted for cost of living, and overall economic output.View Report
After unanimous approval from the Illinois House of Representatives, the Illinois Senate has remained conspicuously silent on a bill meant to address one man’s dominance of a little-known network of government authorities.
Lax oversight of Illinois’ little-known regional development authorities has led to questionable business arrangements with one official in particular.
Andrew Hamilton and his consulting firm have collected more than $2 million from eight regional development authorities since 2010.
Andrew Hamilton is clearly a man of many hats. But some of those hats should raise eyebrows.