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  • Dismal State Tax Climate

    Dismal State Tax Climate
    There are so many Top 10 lists, best and worst surveys, and other rankings floating around that it is hard to know which to take seriously. Well, something rings true about a survey released recently by the Tax Foundation, a Washington-based think tank...
  • Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist

     Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist
    Bruce Rauner long has spoken of the need to demand more from teachers and students alike. But before a conservative audience in Lake County last fall, the then-Republican candidate for governor lashed out at new Common Core education standards aimed at...
  • Rail-car manufacturing workers claim unsafe conditions

     Rail-car manufacturing workers claim unsafe conditions
    Employees of a rail-car manufacturing plant in Rochelle, Ill., that has received millions of dollars in grants, training funds and tax incentives from state and local governments claim their working conditions are unsafe. Nippon Sharyo, which was...
  • United Way seeks 200 volunteers for tax program

    United Way of Palm Beach County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, is looking for 200 volunteers to help provide free tax services throughout the county. The free service provides tax...
  • County budget plan contains tax increase

    County budget plan contains tax increase
    Will County Executive Larry Walsh has proposed a $466 million budget that employs a property tax increase to help pay for several county projects, a concept that already has been rebuffed by Republicans. County Board members last week also rejected a...
  • We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue

    We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue
    If there's one thing I've learned from writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised, it's that writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised is a tricky business. There are passionate voices on both sides of the debate, and those...
  • ACA open enrollment, part deux

    On November 15 (and through February 15, 2015), the second open-enrollment period will begin for individual health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Despite a dreadful rollout, during the first Open Enrollment period, 8 million individuals...
  • These tax-smart techniques can cut your health costs

    Now that health care policies are legally required to cover certain services, insurers are intensifying efforts to rein in costs by shifting more of the burden to you. In addition to boosting deductibles, they're increasing cost-sharing for doctors'...
  • Commentary merely advances anti-union bias

    Regarding Jim Largay's letter to the editor, "End public workers' union paycheck deduction": Eliminating dues deduction for labor unions simply adds an unworkable administrative burden on the union to chase its monthly dues, without which it cannot meet...
  • Arlington Heights plans to spend a year of property taxes in 8 months

    Arlington Heights plans to spend a year of property taxes in 8 months
    Arlington Heights is asking taxpayers for the same amount of money to cover eight months of expenses as it sought for a full year. The amount of money the village will seek from property owners next year will remain at $45,021,154, which is the same...
  • College tuition hikes slowing, report says

     College tuition hikes slowing, report says
    Families remain justifiably concerned about paying for college, but there may be cause for some relief, according to a new national report. Though college tuition and fee prices still outpaced the rate of inflation in the past year, the average...