Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as “incomplete” for not extending a temporary income tax increase.
Quinn says he wants a budget that properly funds Illinois schools, as Democratic leaders continue their push to extend a temporary income tax increase.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be “savage” budget cuts.
Illinois powerful House speaker says a vote on Democrats’ 2015 budget, will help to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase.
The tax is estimated to generate $800 million annually and $8 billion over its 10-year lifespan.
The day after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn called for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, a proposal to impose an additional tax on millionaires was sent to the House floor Thursday.
The internal GOP debate is centered around whether to appease Gov.Nixon, who vetoed an income tax last year.
Planning on voting in your local April election? One Missouri tax watchdog group says you probably should, unless you want to see your taxes go up.
St. Clair County residents face a possible tax increase in efforts to renovation the county jail.
Trying to make up $2.7 billion, Gov. Pat Quinn says his job is to tell lawmakers not what they want to hear, but what they need to hear.