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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) opposed the graduated income tax amendment during the House session on Monday, calling for fiscal reform rather than driving more residents and businesses out of Illinois.
House Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) said Illinois residents will continue to leave if the state changes to a graduated income tax structure.
House Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) rose in opposition to the graduated income tax plan during Monday's session.
Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) expressed condolences on Monday in a press release after learning that former Marion Mayor Bob Butler had passed away.
The Illinois Family Institute is partnering with several other pro-life organizations to hold the Pro-life Rally and Lobby Day Wednesday at the state capitol.
A recent Supreme Court ruling reverses the way public employees now join unions.
After the landmark decision in Janus v. AFSCME today, public sector employees no longer are required to opt out of unions they don't wish to participate in, but now must opt-in to become members.
The attorney for Mark Janus said a recent U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Janus vs. ASCME case is a giant win for constitutional freedoms and public sector employees nationwide.