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Illinois’ New Budget Has A Shortfall of $4 Billion Dollars


Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois’ budget is balanced ”for the first time in decades.” That’s the claim he made upon signing Illinois’ $40 billion budget for 2020. Pritzker’s claim is simply not true. According to the state’s own actuarial calculations, … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Oppose the ‘Pritzker Tax’


Over the next nearly 17 months, Illinois Democrats will try to persuade voters to profoundly amend the Illinois Constitution. Call their proposal the “Pritzker Tax,” placed on the Nov. 3, 2020, ballot thanks to exclusively Democratic votes in the spring … Continue reading

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Illinois Extends It’s Role As The “Nanny State”


This is idiotic. A requirement for graduation? What if you are brilliant or an athlete and have been given a free ride? Okay, this is all my opinion. However, I suspect this is another case of the State of Illinois … Continue reading

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Illinois Teacher Pension Costs Continue to Soar After the Current General Assembly Session to Placate the Unions At Taxpayer Costs


Sen. Jim Oberweis compromise plan ignored as teacher pension spiking provision slips through State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) believed he had a gentleman’s agreement with his Democratic counterparts to keep a cap in place that prevented teachers from spiking … Continue reading

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Illinois’ Reckless $45 Billion Capital Spending Binge


When Governor Pritzker announced a $41.5 billion capital spending plan a couple weeks ago we thought it was surely just a pie-in-the-sky first offer – that economic realities and unpopular tax hikes needed to fund so massive a plan would … Continue reading

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House skirts lawmaker salary-freeze vote, in line for $1,600 increase


The House surprised the Senate by slipping a pay raise into budget legislation, then refusing to take action on the Senate’s attempt to reverse it. Illinois lawmakers are in line for a $1,600-a-year salary increase after the House surprised the … Continue reading

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Legalized marijuana linked to a sharp rise in car crashes


There has been an increase by up to 6 percent in the number of highway crashes in four of the states where the recreational use of marijuana has been legalized. — Read on http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/legalized-marijuana-linked-sharp-rise-car-crashes-n921511

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SURPRISE……..STAND BY…….Governor Pritzker has just announced that he isn’t finished and told the General Assembly to stay and work through the weekend…….WOW!!!….And Illinois House approves marijuana legalization bill backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker


Illinois is one signature away from joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. With a bipartisan vote of 66-47, the House approved a bill Friday that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 … Continue reading

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Graduated income tax question makes it to ballot; House OKs constitutional amendment


The Illinois House, on partisan lines, voted to approve a constitutional amendment to ask voters in 2020 if the flat tax structure should be removed from the constitution. Landing Gov. J.B. Pritzker a huge win, the Illinois House — on … Continue reading

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Bullets Struck School Bus on Field Trip


WELCOME TO CHICAGO……… Suburban school bus hit by stray bullets after dropping kids off at Museum of Science and Industry, authorities say A suburban school bus was pelted by stray gunfire Tuesday morning at a South Side intersection after it … Continue reading

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