Margo McDermed With Rate Legislation, Final Piece Of Graduated Income Tax Plan Falling Into Place By Brian Mackey • May 31, 2019 Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois Democrats are almost finished carrying out one of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s top campaign pledges, as the Illinois House on Thursday approved tax brackets for his proposed graduated income tax. House Lawmakers Push For Gender Pay Equity In 'No Salary History' Bill By Daisy Contreras • Mar 13, 2019 John Lodder / Flickr: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) It's not the first time some Illinois lawmakers are pushing to end the so-called gender pay gap. The House of Representatives approved a measure Wednesday that could be a first step. House Overrides Rauner On Salary History By Brian Mackey • Oct 26, 2017 NPR Illinois Legislation meant to address the gender pay gap is one step closer to becoming law. The Illinois House voted Wednesday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the measure.