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Monday, June 17, 2019
A bill that would amend the Unified Code of Corrections failed in the Senate last week and was placed on postponed consideration.
House Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) said the graduated income tax will cause Illinois to lose even more residents than it already has.
House Rep. Avery Bourne (R-Pawnee) said changing the constitution for the graduated income tax proposal will bring more taxes to Illinoisans.
Blaine Wilhour (R-Effingham) asked House members to stand up for overburdened taxpayers in Illinois during the vote on the graduated income tax amendment during Monday's session.
House Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) rose in opposition to the graduated income tax plan during Monday's session.
Speaking from his own experiences, Illinois House Rep. Charles Meier (R-Okawville) said the graduated income tax being proposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker would punish the state's farmers.
The Illinois Family Institute is partnering with several other pro-life organizations to hold the Pro-life Rally and Lobby Day Wednesday at the state capitol.
Rep. Avery Bourne (R-Litchfield) opposed a graduated income tax hike along with other House Republicans during a press conference on Feb. 27
Two Republican state senators differ on whether dissolving townships will increase savings or costs for taxpayers.
The Illinois Senate Agriculture and Public Health committees held a joint hearing Nov. 28 to discuss a Senate bill involving the use of antibiotics in the agricultural industry.
A recent Supreme Court ruling reverses the way public employees now join unions.
After the landmark decision in Janus v. AFSCME today, public sector employees no longer are required to opt out of unions they don't wish to participate in, but now must opt-in to become members.
The attorney for Mark Janus said a recent U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Janus vs. ASCME case is a giant win for constitutional freedoms and public sector employees nationwide.
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