While J.B. Pritzker has not released a detailed tax plan of his own, reasonable cost estimates suggest the tax hike required to pay for the candidate’s spending promises would require doubling Illinois’ state income tax rate and cost the state an estimated 132,000 jobs and $31.3 billion in forgone GDP.View Report
From criminal justice to crowdfunding, Illinois Policy Action is pushing four bills with a great shot of making it to the governor’s desk.
Illinois is poised to lead the crowdfunding revolution.
Illinois still ranks last in the country for putting people back to work over the Great Recession era.
This is an important step in outpacing neighboring states, and for embracing an innovative, entrepreneurial culture in Illinois.
Illinois needs to pass a law to create space for this financial innovation, allowing families to invest in local businesses through crowdfunding.