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CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive

“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”

02/04/2015

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UPDATED: Ferguson Ban on Lady Liberty Tax Costumes Not New

Greeters this year are dressed in regular clothes, holding “Honk Freedom Honk” signs.

02/03/2015

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Income Tax Season Begins Today

This year will be interesting for those who purchased health insurance on the exchange – they estimated their income and received a tax credit to help pay for their insurance.

01/20/2015

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Illinois to Ask Voters About Taxing Millionaires

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.

07/29/2014

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911 Cell Phone Tax Proposed in Mo.

Missouri’s House voted to be the last state to tax cell phone’s for 911 calls.

03/12/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers Examine “Exercise Tax”

Missouri lawmakers want exercising to be taxing and not taxed.

03/03/2014

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Ill. Senate Eyes Tax on Soft Drinks

An Illinois lawmaker wants a soda tax as part of an effort to promote healthy living.

02/18/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (C) delivers the State of the State address while Missour Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R) and House Speaker Steve Tilley listen at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 17, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Governor Nixon signs vehicle tax legislation

Gov. Jay Nixon enacted a law Friday that immediately reinstates local vehicle taxes for numerous cities and counties that have been unable to tax cars, trucks and boats since a state Supreme Court ruling more than a year ago.

07/05/2013

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announces new  laws, created to protect small businesses, during a meeting in St. Charles, Missouri on July 18, 2012.  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Renews Case On Veto of Proposed Missouri Tax

Gov. Nixon pressed his objections to what he called a “risky, untested scheme” that would reduce the state’s income tax rate.

06/11/2013

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