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Aldermanic Power

A group of 17 aldermen led by Ald. Gregory Mitchell, 7th Ward, introduced legislation to give aldermen oversight on the issuance of licenses. This legislation will force business owners to wait up to 20 additional days while the local alderman declares support or opposition for every city license. Do you support giving aldermen more control...
IL - SB0989

No budget, no pay for Illinois lawmakers

Would prioritize other state spending obligations over lawmaker pay. Amendment No. 1 would allow greater discretion for issuing salary payments to members of the General Assembly. Monthly payments to lawmakers and executive branch officers may be delayed if there are insufficient funds in the state’s general revenue fund to pay all other obligations “within 90...
Introduced Mar 23, 2017
IL - SB0009

Senate tax hike proposal

Would increase the personal income tax rate by 32 percent to 4.95 percent from 3.75 percent. Would increase the corporate income tax 33 percent to 7 percent from 5.25 percent. Would impose a statewide penny-per-ounce tax on bottled sugar-sweetened beverages, syrups or powders sold or offered for sale to a retailer for sale to a consumer.
Introduced on Jan 12, 2017