If an Illinois worker takes a pay cut during a recession, she knows the state isn’t going to take an even bigger chunk out of her paycheck. That’s because the state income tax rate stays the same. But if her home loses value, too, she could still see her property tax bill go up. Government...View Report
State Rep. Brandon Phelps' draw as a lobbyist obviously comes from his Statehouse connections and former role in the legislative process.
Defenders of Senate Bill 1 are putting a bailout of Chicago Public Schools ahead of their own local school districts.