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
State representatives passed House Resolution 290, encouraging tourism between Illinois and the Bahamas.
The measure would set a week aside to honor and appreciate the staff of MacNeal Hospital. The state continues without a budget.
Instead of working to pass a budget, House representatives passed a nonbinding resolution to rename a portion of Roosevelt Road on the boundary line of Chicago and Cicero.