Voters finally drew a line to reject this progressive income tax. But Governor Pritzker is still not getting the message.
While most were focused on the presidential election, down-ballot votes delivered victories for free enterprise.
There is nothing “fair” about Governor Pritzker’s “fair tax amendment.”
The economics and politics of stimulus, taxes everywhere, the tech wars, the deficit, South Sudan, and more.
A move to a progressive income tax would be likely to lead Illinois into a growing reliance on affluent taxpayers.
On the menu today: More Illinois taxes, Treasuries no longer a hedge, and President Trump stops talks on a new coronavirus stimulus bill.
The first item is about Illinois' notoriously corrupt House speaker, Michael Madigan, an old-timey machine pol.
The mayor pushed back on the request, saying that deploying the National Guard would only worsen the situation.
Governor Pritzker has threatened to withhold federal funding from counties that begin loosening lockdown restrictions.