Legislative Update

2015 Budget House passed a budget of $35.7 Billions using accounting gimmicks of borrowing from other funds, delaying payment for some bills and relying on revenue increases that don’t exist (i.e. tax increase that they can’t get passed now. Remember, a vote for a budget that spends than they have is the same as voting […]

Democrats Kill Madigan Millionaire Tax

Michael Madigan’s millionaire tax for the “children” was killed by Democrats Jack Franks (D-63rd) and Scott Drury (D-58th). Drury stated: “The problem with these stand-alone proposals is that no one knows what the final product looks like,” Drury said in a statement. “We cannot rebuild Illinois’ fiscal house without a comprehensive plan, yet that is what […]