Casey residents will have to pay $2,113,913 more in state income taxes if Gov. J.B. Pritzker's proposed tax hike is to generate the $10.3 billion in additional tax revenue that he has promised, according to an East Central Reporter analysis of Illinois Department of Revenue data.
ax season has begun as federal and state W-2 forms arrive in the mail, but according to the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR), thousands of eligible taxpayers fail to claim both the Illinois Earned Income Credit (EIC) and the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) released the following statement after the Senate voted to override the Governor’s veto of HB3902: “Flightstar is a major local employer whose presence has also helped us to increase the number of daily flights into and out of Champaign – this bill is extremely important to keeping them, and helping them grow, right here in central Illinois.
A year after formally refiling legislation aimed at convincing Congress to declare Chicago a separate state, Illinois state Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) continues his work to put more distance between the city and his Downstate home.
Illinois state Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) insists that former Legislative Inspector General (LIG) Julie Porter’s claims that the Legislative Ethics Commission (LEC) blocked her attempts to bring about ethics reform in Springfield underscores the need for change at the state capital.
In response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State address last week in Springfield, Illinois state Rep. Chris Miller (R-Oakland) emphasized just how important tackling corruption in state government will be in the coming year.
Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) released the following statement regarding Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s State of the State address: “Governor Pritzker gave a good speech laying out his vision for Illinois.
While House and Senate Republicans were critical of many aspects of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's State of the State address on Wednesday, most remain hopeful that he was sincere about bringing about a spirit of bipartisan collaboration.
Reacting to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State speech on Wednesday, Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider said that the governor's policies will only continue to make things worse for taxpayers.