Republicans Call House Vote On Two-Year Property Tax Freeze A ShamA big part of Gov. Bruce Rauner's so-called “Turnaround Agenda” is a property tax freeze, but Republicans said the latest version approved by House Democrats is no more than political pandering.
Rauner Signals He'll OK Budget Deal For 'Lasting' Property Tax FreezeIn a Facebook Live chat, the Republican incumbent publicly divulged his bottom line for completing a budget compromise. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Rauner Offers Tax-Hike Guidance To End Illinois Budget StalemateGov. Bruce Rauner gave more specifics Wednesday on what steps he'd accept to end the state's nearly two-year budget stalemate, telling lawmakers he's open to raising taxes on services such as car repairs or haircuts but not on food, medicine or retirement income.
Property Tax Freeze, Chicago Pension Relief AdvanceA bill to freeze property taxes for two years and provide pension relief to Chicago Public Schools has advanced in the Illinois Legislature.