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IL - HB 295
Assigned To Committee

TRS Pension Salary

This bill would amend the Downstate Teachers Article of the Illinois Pension Code to clarify that certain expenses, like travel reimbursements, are not counted as part of a downstate teacher’s salary. This clarification is necessary to ensure that a teacher’s pension is based on their actual salary and not artificially inflated because of other, non-salary...
Introduced Jan 10, 2017
IL - HB 4838

Local Government Transparency

This bill would require local governments and school districts with operating budgets of $1 million or more to maintain websites that provide access to documents about budgets, spending and operations. Transparency is one of the best safeguards against government misconduct and waste. This bill would prevent government officials from leaving taxpayers in the dark about...
Introduced Feb 14, 2018
IL - HB 3522
Assigned To Committee

Progressive income tax

Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2018, the rate of tax for individuals, trusts, and estates shall be: 4% of the portion of the taxpayer’s net income from $0 to $7,500; 5.84% of the portion of the taxpayer’s net income exceeding $7,500 but not...
Introduced Feb 10, 2017