Battling Billionaires: Gov. JB Pritzker, Businessman Ken Griffin Donate Millions On Opposing Sides Of Graduated Income Tax Plan CampaignA multimillion dollar donation from businessman Ken Griffin against the graduated income tax proposal in Illinois is still peanuts compared to the millions Gov. JB Pritzker has thrown at getting the tax, an issue he ran on, passed.
Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot“If the GOP wants to keep people from voting on this, keep people away from the ballot box, that says something about the lack of confidence in their position,” Gov. JB Pritzker said.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker Talks About First Year In Office, Plans For Graduated Income Tax And Pension ReformThere have been successes, but there remain some tough sells ahead for Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Gov. Pritzker Donates $5 Million To Graduated Income Tax Ballot InitiativeIt’s not even prime political season yet, but one ballot issue is already getting millions of dollars in funding from the governor himself.
Full Agenda Facing Illinois Lawmakers Before Close Of WeekThe legislative session closes Friday, giving Illinois lawmakers three days to pass legislation to legalize recreational marijuana and change the tax code.
Illinois Graduated Income Tax Passes Senate, Moves On To HouseIllinois is one step closer to a graduated income tax. The state senate voted Wednesday to approve placing the change before voters and approved rates that dramatically boost taxes on the wealthy.
Illinois Lawmakers Greeted With A Full Plate As They Return From BreakIllinois lawmakers returned to the floor Tuesday after a two-week break. Here are some of the top issues facing legislators as the spring legislative session enters its final weeks prior to the scheduled May 31 close.