Evidence from Connecticut suggests the progressive income tax could cost Illinois homeowners substantial equity in their homes.View Report
The county clerk said it was a mistake, and that safeguards are in place to ensure ballots are handled properly and counted, regardless of party affiliation.
Despite Gov. J.B. Pritzker touting growth in “every major region,” Illinois shed jobs in three metropolitan areas and lagged the national average in seven more.
Without true pension reform, Madison County homeowners will only continue to see the gap between their property taxes and home values grow.
Residents in Illinois’ Metro East area are fleeing a growing property tax burden, fueling regional population loss.
One Illinois county in the greater St. Louis area is losing so many residents it ranks No. 5 nationwide for population loss. Its neighboring county was one of the few in Illinois to grow.
Most county historical societies in Illinois rely on donations and memberships, but the Madison County Historical Society receives a generous infusion of tax dollars to run its museum and library. County leaders just cut the total, but why do they provide taxpayer support at all?
Taxpayers voted overwhelmingly to dissolve Collinsville Area Recreation District – but the debt the district incurred will burden taxpayers for years.
Madison County voters decided Nov. 6 that responsibilities such as recording land transfers and maintaining deeds no longer justify a separate office for an elected official.
More than half of local school district administrators earn more than $100,000, and those incomes will get a boost after a recent board decision.
Residents of St. Clair and Madison Counties will soon see some of the nation’s most punishing property tax bills.