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  • Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats

    Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats
    Two referendum questions aimed at boosting Election Day turnout among Democrats were on track to pass overwhelmingly Tuesday, with voters backing an increase in the minimum wage and higher income taxes for millionaires. Neither of those statewide ballot...
  • Williams voters toss open space tax

    Williams voters toss open space tax
    Williams Township voters narrowly ended an earned income tax that has been used for years to preserve open space. On Tuesday, 1,045 votes were cast to end the 0.25 percent earned income tax that went toward the township's open space preservation fund....
  • Raul Bocanegra, Co-Author of California Film Incentives Bill, Trails in Assembly Re-Election Bid

    In one of the bigger upsets in state politics in this year's midterms, Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, who co-authored the legislation to extend and expand California's film and TV tax credit, is trailing his opponent, Patty Lopez, another Democrat who...
  • Can Illinois survive an income tax rollback?

    Can Illinois survive an income tax rollback?
    A week ago we explained why the race for governor of Illinois isn't only about whether incumbent Pat Quinn or challenger Bruce Rauner will be Illinois' CEO for four years. This contest also is a referendum on the future of the 67 percent personal income...
  • Why I'm voting for Pat Quinn

    Why I'm voting for Pat Quinn
    Last Sunday in these pages, under the headline "Why I'm voting for Bruce Rauner," my colleague Steve Chapman explained why he favors the Republican challenger in next week's gubernatorial election. Today, in response, I'll explain why I favor...
  • Anatomy of your Quinncome Tax

    Anatomy of your Quinncome Tax
    The race for governor is about whether incumbent Pat Quinn or challenger Bruce Rauner will be Illinois' CEO for four years. It is also a referendum on the future of the 67 percent personal income tax increase that Quinn and fellow Democrats enacted in...
  • Topinka's 'heart attack' forecast a real grabber

    Topinka's 'heart attack' forecast a real grabber
    The main event in Illinois politics Monday evening was a televised debate between the top candidates for governor in the Nov. 4 election. But the undercard — a joint appearance on public TV by the candidates for state comptroller —...
  • Bruce Rauner, political rookie, rises to claim governorship

    Bruce Rauner, political rookie, rises to claim governorship
    As the first Republican to claim victory in an Illinois governor election in 16 years, Bruce Rauner is poised to¬† fulfill at least one of his campaign promises — shaking up Springfield. “Are you ready for a new direction? Are you ready to...
  • Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign

    Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign
    Following tens of millions of dollars in merciless attack ads, Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Thursday emphasized the terms “compassion” and “competitiveness” to describe his vision of Illinois as he unveiled a diverse,...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 7: War widows and widowers gain property tax exemption, off-limits businesses, officials deal with grass

    Amendment passes to give war widows, widowers a property tax exemption An amendment to Virginia's constitution giving war widows and widowers a property tax exemption passed overwhelmingly Tuesday. Theresa Jolly Lee: You have to wonder about that 12.5...
  • Smart tax tips for the end of year

    Smart tax tips for the end of year
    Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April? The right answer, since it's about saving significant money, should be: Plan for April. That, of course, is when...