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  • Illinois should change how it taxes people, firms

    Illinois should change how it taxes people, firms
    Bring on the class war. Only don't call it that. Call it an overdue discussion about the most critical issues facing the U.S. economy and the democracy that economy supports. And let's have the discussion here and now — here in Illinois and...
  • IRS chief, House panel clash over scandal-related documents

    WASHINGTON — The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed by the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in its investigation of the IRS' alleged targeting of...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 06

    Local government The Tribune's March 30 editorial ("The state of this state 2014; A state of distress") notes that Illinois is No. 1 in the U.S. for the number of local government entities with 6,963 for its 12.8 million people (which is one local...
  • Private charity can't replace government social programs

    As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government...
  • Keep tax hike or face stark cuts, Quinn says

    Keep tax hike or face stark cuts, Quinn says
    Gov. Pat Quinn and ruling Democratic lawmakers united Wednesday around what they say is a stark election-year choice — vote now to make permanent the temporary income tax increase they installed three years ago or face major cuts in state spending...
  • Dealing with collection agency after foreclosure

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Our condominium was foreclosed in July 2013, and we received a 1099 from the lender. Now a collection agency for our home equity line of credit (HELOC) lender is contacting us trying to collect on the $15,000 that...
  • Latest tax scam has me asking: Did you just get off the bus?

    The dumbest scam I've ever heard of involved a guy at New York's Port Authority bus station during the big bad decade of the 1980s. As the out-of-town rubes arrived on 42nd Street and struggled to get their bearings, the dude would approach with this...
  • General Assembly approves nearly $39 billion budget for Maryland

    General Assembly approves nearly $39 billion budget for Maryland
    The General Assembly fulfilled its state constitutional duty Saturday by wrapping up action on Gov. Martin O'Malley's nearly $39 billion operating budget. Final approval came as the House and Senate approved the agreement rreached by negotiators for the...
  • What to expect during today's General Assembly session

    What to expect during today's General Assembly session
    Here are some of the things expected to happen as the General Assembly goes into one of the body's busiest days of the session. TOP NEWS: • Marijuana:┬áThe House will debate marijuana decriminalization, and it's likely that lawmakers could have...
  • Firefighter who lost wife, granddaughter in mudslide praises community for its support

    OSO, Wash. Seth Jefferds doesn't know how he would be coping if not for the support of his fellow Oso firefighters and the community. Jefferds' wife and granddaughter were among the 30 people confirmed killed in the March 22 mudslide that also...
  • Vallas rips Rauner for wanting to lower income taxes

     Vallas rips Rauner for wanting to lower income taxes
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday trotted out his running mate Paul Vallas to hammer Republican challenger Bruce Rauner’s position that the state income tax rate should rolled back, saying doing so would result in huge cuts to education and spikes in...