Illinois Senate Passes Progressive Tax Change With Higher Rates Than Pritzker’s

Illinois lawmakers are one step closer to putting Gov. J.B. Pritzker's signature campaign promise on the 2020 ballot: A proposed change to the Illinois constitution that would allow for higher income tax rates on higher levels of income.

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Illinois Put on Clock by Feds to Fix Food Stamp Problems or Lose Some Funding

Illinois officials have been put on the clock to fix a longstanding problem with their slow distribution of food assistance or they’ll lose millions of dollars in federal funding, putting a hole in the state’s budget.

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