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A Big and Bold Illinois Tax Reform Plan is Needed
As many readers are aware, Illinois families and jobs have been fleeing the state in record numbers in recent years due to the heavy tax burden. It’s not just time for a change in Illinois tax policy, it’s time for a revolution.
If conservatives ever want to win majorities in the General Assembly and elect an effective governor, they have to start thinking big and getting bold.
Should Bruce Rauner lose in November, it’ll be fresh start time for the beleaguered Illinois Republican Party. That’s not a bad place to be for a political party in a state that is …
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The Illinois Pension Scam: State Officials (Including Conservatives) Have Known About it for Many Years
Government employee compensation expert Bill Zettler, has had some great lines over the years. “Economics always wins,” is among his best. Despite the wishes and dreams of people on both the political left and political right, the day of accounting always comes. We are at that day right now as taxpayers face hundreds of billions of dollars in unfunded pension liability...
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