Even without the increases in the Illinois gas tax now being proposed by state lawmakers, Illinois has the 10th highest state gas taxes in the nation, according to July 2018 numbers from the Washington-based Tax Foundation.
Evergreen Park state Rep. and Assistant House Majority Leader Kelly Burke has not returned calls for comment on the legislation to legalize third-trimester abortions and repeal parental notification laws.
Andrew Holmes, Tammie Brown and Edward “Ed” Steave likely will unseat three incumbents on the Village of Dolton's board of trustees on April 2 after garnering the most votes in Tuesday's consolidated primary election.
The state legislature adjourned before taking action on Senate Bill 1597, which would require Illinois consumers to pay a 5 cent fee for every single-use paper or plastic bag, but similar proposals are being considered at the county and local levels.
In Chicagoland's poorest suburb, just three miles from the Indiana border, property owners have discovered the most effective strategy yet for avoiding Illinois' highest-in-the-nation property taxes. Stop paying.