The math is pretty straightforward.Read More
“Governor Pritzker wants to cut ribbons instead of admit that in order to pay for his massive spending binge he needs a blank check from taxpayers”
“Polling shows that public support for lifting the cap on taxes is falling fast…”
“Despite nearly $5 million in spending by Think Big Illinois, overall support for a progressive income tax has dropped.”
"The poll revealed support for the Pritzker tax plan has fallen 'despite nearly $5 million in spending by (pro-amendment) Think Big Illinois.'“
The Governor of Illinois signed into law a pay increase for Springfield politicians while simultaneously asking middle class families to give he and Speaker Madigan a blank check
…vote now on a promise to fix a fiscal mess, pay later as the fiscal mess gets worse.Read More
Will the voters be willing to put this much authority to impose higher tax rates on the same politicians who've driven Illinois into effective bankruptcy.Read More
Over the course of the next year-and-a-half Speaker Madigan and Governor Pritzker will spin this tax a million ways…Read More
States who have passed similar methods of taxation have seen job creators flee in droves and passage of this tax will be one more nail in the coffin of the Illinois economy.Read More
From the day Governor Pritzker proposed his radically unfair Jobs Tax on middle class families, we knew he and Speaker Madigan would do everything in their power to jam it through the General Assembly in order to feed their ravenous spending habits.
Would I trust the politicians in Springfield with a blank check to my bank account?Read More
It should come as a surprise to no one that Speaker Madigan is once again coming for more money from middle class families.
Nathan Reitz’s first big decision as a new representative will be to decide whether he stands with middle class families in his district.
This is about trust and fairness and we simply cannot trust a governor under federal investigation for dodging his own taxesRead More
Ideas Illinois today launched a new TV ad - “Unfair”– highlighting Governor Pritzker’s federal investigation for dodging taxes while calling on Illinoisans to pay more in the form of his Unfair Jobs Tax.
Ideas Illinois Chairman Greg Baise finds it intolerable that middle-class residents stand to be the real losers in Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s graduated income tax system, should it continue to move forward.Read More
After just seven minutes of debate, Senate Democrats took the first major step Wednesday in advancing Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s goal…seeking the biggest change in the state income tax since it was enacted a half century ago.Read More
Democrats who want Illinois to move to a graduated income tax in 2020 will do well to remember that the campaign to persuade voters will turn not on a complex series of tax brackets but on one simple concept: trust.Read More
It is clear that Governor Pritzker and Speaker Madigan will not rest until they have a blank check signed by the hardworking people of Illinois.