Illinois taxpayers are fed up and overtaxed. Residents have little faith that their governments are spending their tax dollars well – and for good reason. The state’s most recent spending plan is out of balance by as much as $1.5 billion, and includes $54.2 million in wasteful spending and $27 million in pork-barrel spending. The...View Report
As opioid abuse ravages Illinois, lawmakers must take action to root out overprescription in the state’s workers’ compensation system.
Despite the smaller relative size of its burden, Kentucky is considering making far more comprehensive changes to its public sector retirement systems than Illinois ever has.
Progressive tax proposals by Illinois Democrats would punish those in Illinois’ middle class who earn $50,000 or more and make the state even less competitive with its neighbors.
Illinois’ credit rating spirals downward while residents flee to surrounding states with stronger economies and lower taxes.
Companies have announced billions in new business investment in Kentucky a few months after the state passed key economic reforms. Illinois lawmakers should take note.
Expect Kentucky to gain even more Illinoisans in coming years.
The local revolution that began in Kentucky can spread to Illinois.