Preppers get ready for budget reality by begging for more

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Illinois, News, State Government  /  No Comments

RIGHT THIS WAY: The leaders of Illinois departments and agencies are lining up to tell stories of doom and gloom should a "temporary" income tax of residents and business actually be temporary.

Doomsday preppers are getting busy at the Illinois Capitol.

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Companies threatening to leave IL get $30 million

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Illinois, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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If a business wants a tax break in Illinois, it should probably threaten to move.

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Union-backed group says state spending, not tax cuts, helps business

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Illinois, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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As Illinois stumbles toward three possible tax increases, a union-backed tax group says any one would be better for small businesses than a tax cut.

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High school sports group doesn’t want to talk; lawmaker suspicious

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Illinois, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The group overseeing high school sports and extracurricular activities in Illinois will answer questions about its finances, despite its protests, which, ironically, have helped place it in front of a legislative committee.

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Poll shows Illinois voters overwhelmingly favor term limits

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Illinois, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — There are nearly 80 news faces in the Illinois statehouse since voters chose a governor four years ago, but even that’s not enough turnover to satisfy most voters in the state.
A new poll from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute shows that 79 percent of voters support term limits [...]

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