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Illinois State Capitol

Taxpayer Group: 11,000 State Retirees Get Six-Figure Pensions

A taxpayer group that monitors the state’s pension problems said there are more retired state workers than ever drawing pensions of more than $100,000 per year.

04/30/2014

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Kane County Property Tax Referendum Draws Opposition

A local anti-tax group wants to defeat a referendum next week which would raise Kane County property taxes to help developmentally disabled adults.

03/14/2014

Tollway

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Block Toll Hikes

A Cook County judge has rejected an anti-tax advocate’s bid to block the nearly 90 percent rate hike scheduled to go into effect on the Illinois Tollway system next year.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Illinois Department Of Public Health (Credit: CBS)

State May Be Cutting Programs, But Not Promotions

Cheap trinkets are costing hundreds of thousands of dollars to promote the work of state agencies, while programs to help the needy are being cut.

CBS 2–05/04/2011