Pritzker

April 02, 2019 - 9:02 am
The Annie Frey Show, FM Newstalk 97.1, and Illinois Policy invite you to attend the Taxpayer Town Hall on Tuesday, April 9 at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. Host Annie Frey will join Adam Schuster, budget and tax research director at the Illinois Policy Institute, for a Q&A session about...
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Plastic bags could be taxed in Illinois as part of a new $39 Billion dollar budget.
February 25, 2019 - 11:47 am
ILLINOIS (FM NewsTalk 97.1) - Another year, another multi-billion dollar budget for a state drowning in debt. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is proposing a new budget of $39 billion dollars and it has plenty of lines for increased and new taxes. One of those taxes will target working men and women...
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February 08, 2019 - 11:36 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (FM NewsTalk 97.1/AP) — The Illinois Senate voted Thursday to hike the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour within six years, quickly advancing a top campaign promise of the newly elected Democratic governor in a major industrial state that hasn't raised the pay floor in nearly a...
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