UIS emeritus professor of political science moderates a discussion on the proposed state income tax constitutional amendment between Steve McClure and Andy Manar at a recent Citizens Club of Springfield breakfast.
Illinois State Senators Steve McClure and Andy Manar discuss the state income tax constitutional amendment appearing on the ballot as moderated by UIS professor emeritus of political science Kent Redfield at a recent Citizens Club of Springfield breakfast.
The campaign over Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposal to impose a graduated income tax has focused mainly on who would pay higher taxes. But perhaps just as important is the question of how that money would be used.
The libertarian-leaning Illinois Policy Institute on Monday filed suit in an effort to derail Gov. JB Pritzker’s signature policy proposal — changing Illinois’ constitution to allow for a graduated income tax — by forcing the state to issue “corrective notices” about the intent of the tax change, or declaring the vote on the amendment “void.”