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Economist says Illinois’ progressive income tax could exacerbate poverty, income inequality


“The U.S. economy was booming, poverty rates were falling across the country, poverty rates actually increased in the state of Connecticut. And 70 percent of that increase in poverty rates could be directly accounted for by the change to a … Continue reading

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How Will Legal Pot Work in the Workplace?


With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be answered. Here’s what you’re probably wondering… With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be … Continue reading

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Watch “Leyden 212 Presentation on Vaping at Leyden Parent University” on YouTube


According to the CDC, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes over a 30-day span in 2018. That figure includes 4.9% of middle schoolers 20.8% of high schoolers. See the Leyden High School presentation on “vaping”.

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Illinois police authorities will be in “a tough spot” when the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal on Jan. 1.


Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program … Continue reading

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Illinois Pot Industry Buzzing With Union Drives—-Union Label on Weed


The marijuana industry is expected to generate thousands of high-wage jobs in Illinois over the next decade, and there’s a strong chance cannabis growers and sellers will be hiring union labor. Legislation (H.B. 1438) legalizing cannabis for recreational use Jan. … Continue reading

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Inflated Costs Boost Costs to End Users as Trucking Companies are Hit Hard by Increased Taxes in Illinois


Drivers aren’t the only ones frustrated with the increase in the Illinois gas tax, trucking companies also fear this tax increase could cost them thousands.  Illinois lawmakers voted to increase the fuel tax, to pay for the $45 billion capital plan.That … Continue reading

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Is this something Rosemont should consider…..with the addition of Harley Davidson renting motorcycles in the Entertainment District…….Ready or not, here come 2,500 electric scooters as Chicago chooses 10 vendors.


Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration on Tuesday chose 10 companies to run a four-month, 2,500 electric scooter pilot and launched a quickie education plan to persuade Chicago residents and visitors to abide by the rules of the road. Bird, Bolt, gruv, … Continue reading

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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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Illinois Capital Projects Plan All About Pork Barrel Projects Such as Dog Parks and Pickleball Courts, Not About Collapsing Bridges and Road Potholes


Pickleball courts, dog parks and grants for an arts program led by House Speaker Michael Madigan’s wife are on a lengthy list of lawmakers’ pet projects paid for by a massive gambling expansion and tax hikes on smoking and parking. … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise – Skyrocketing Real Estate Taxes-A Problem Becoming Rampant Across Illinois


TThe Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise – Skyrocketing Real Estate Taxes-A Problem Becoming Rampant Across Illinois . Without serious efforts to rein in the appetite of government for real estate tax dollars the future will see a new wave of … Continue reading

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