Pritzker Makes Good On Getting A Graduated Income Tax On The 2020 BallotA media war on the issue is expected to cost hundreds of millions in TV and direct mail, because the stakes are so high. To scrap the flat tax, 60% of Illinois voters, not just a simple majority, must approve the change.
Recreational Marijuana To Be Legal In IllinoisState representatives voted 66 to 47 in favor of legalization, two days after the senate passed the bill. It goes into effect January 1. But there will still be restrictions.
Pritzker, AFSCME Reach First Contract Agreement In 4 YearsThe American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 and the Democratic governor said they reached a deal early Friday.
Governor Pritzker OKs First Steps On Blocking Asian CarpThe Illinois River is infested with several varieties of Asian carp, which were imported decades ago to cleanse Southern sewage lagoons and fish farms but escaped into the Mississippi River and invaded many of its tributaries.
Tobacco 21 Bill Heads To Illinois Senate After Passing HouseMore than 30 Illinois communities have already enacted Tobacco 21 ordinances, including Arlington Heights, Lake Zurich and Park Ridge.
Governor Pritzker: 'I Choose A Fair Tax System To Get Us Out Of This Mess'"We need fundamental tax reform. I choose a fair tax system to get us out of this mess."