Due to its poor financial health and lagging economy, Illinois carries unique economic and fiscal risks from a prolonged market downturn or recession. The state must act now to mitigate harm from COVID-19.View Report
Will County became the first county to use new taxing authority under Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s capital plan, adding a new countywide gas tax of 4 cents per gallon atop state and local gas taxes.
Many Illinois municipalities have voted to ban or restrict marijuana sales when it becomes legal for sale. Here’s a list of where pot will, won’t and might be legally bought.
As property tax bills hit DuPage County mailboxes, residents are reminded that Illinois needs pension reform, not higher taxes.
As outmigration fuels population decline throughout the state, Cook County saw the largest numeric population loss of any county in the nation.
A progressive tax proposal in the Illinois House would raise taxes on an overwhelming majority of families already struggling with some of the highest tax burdens in the nation.
Residents of Chicago’s collar counties pay the highest property taxes in the state – and some of the highest in the country.