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by Ellyn Fortino
Thu Jan 16, 2014

State Report: Expiration Of Income Tax Hike Would Increase Budget Shortfalls, Bill Backlog

    A recent forecast from Gov. Pat Quinn's budget office shows that Illinois could face significant revenue losses and budget deficits in the coming years if the temporary income tax hike phases out, as it is scheduled to do January 1, 2015.

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by Ellyn Fortino
Tue Dec 10, 2013

Chicagoans Deliver Coal, Candy Canes To Politicians Based On Public Education Votes (VIDEO)

A few hundred public education activists took to City Hall and the Thompson Center Monday evening to deliver their holiday list of demands as well as lumps of coal and candy canes to the offices of naughty and nice elected officials. Progress Illinois was there for the protest.