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Only one state has switched its income tax structure from flat to progressive in the past 30 years. Its disastrous results may explain why.
The last state to take Pritzker’s path should serve as a bright red flag to Illinoisans weighing whether to back him.
Despite Illinois’ governor’s claims, states with progressive income taxes face greater gaps between rich and poor.
A new report from the Illinois Policy Institute details an insidious poverty trap created by the “welfare cliff.”