THE NEWS-GAZETTE: Editorial | Stage is set on progressive tax
“But it also comes down to a matter of trust.
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.
Maybe they will. Pritzker, obviously, is betting that his many millions of dollars in campaign funds can overcome the trust gap and the 60 percent super-majority requirement to pass the amendment and provide him the free financial hand he so desperately wants.”