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Illinois To Ask Voters About Taxing Millionaires

Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund schools after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.

07/29/2014

Pile of cash (CBS)

House OKs ‘Millionaires Tax’ Ballot Initiative

The proposal would place a non-binding resolution on the November ballot asking voters if the Illinois Constitution should be amended to add a 3 percent surcharge to incomes of more than $1 million.

05/23/2014

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How Many Millionaires In Illinois?

More than 5 percent of Illinois households are considered have at least $1 million, according to a wealth analysis of all 50 states.

04/17/2014

Illinois House Floor

Madigan’s Plan To Add Tax On Millionaires Advances In House

The day after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn called for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, a proposal to impose an additional tax on millionaires was sent to the House floor Thursday.

03/27/2014

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan

Illinois Speaker Proposes Education Tax On Millionaires

Powerful Democrat Michael Madigan announced the idea just as one of the nation’s most competitive governor races is heating up between Republican Bruce Rauner, a wealthy private-equity investor, and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

03/20/2014

Comedians Stephen Colbert (L) and Jon Stewart (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democratic Millionaires Spew Hate On The Rich

The most ridiculously annoying aspect of the Democratic political run for offices in 2012 is the incredibly long line of leftist millionaires who continually spew extreme hate and venom on the wealthy. Beyond having to “share the wealth”, now Democrats are saying it’s “never get the wealth”.

09/18/2012

Comedians Stephen Colbert (L) and Jon Stewart (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Democratic Millionaires Spew Hate On The Rich

The most ridiculously annoying aspect of the Democratic political run for offices in 2012 is the incredibly long line of leftist millionaires who continually spew extreme hate and venom on the wealthy. Beyond having to “share the wealth”, now Democrats are saying it’s “never get the wealth”.

09/10/2012