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Democrats Move Fair Tax Forward, Here’s The Facts

2019-05-14T20:03:30-05:00

Democrats Move Fair Tax Forward, Here's The Facts by Toby Trimmer, Communications Director @ILDCCA  @tobytrimmer Giving Illinois voters the choice to fundamentally reform the state’s outdated and regressive tax structure into a fair system that works for everyone recently passed a big hurdle in Springfield. State Senate Democrats approved the Fair Tax Constitutional Amendment to House lawmakers to consider for the 2020 election ballot. Under the fair tax plan, 97% of Illinois residents would not see a state income tax increase, with only those making more than $250,000 paying more. The plan not only lifts the burden off middle and [...]

Democrats Move Fair Tax Forward, Here’s The Facts2019-05-14T20:03:30-05:00

Fair Tax Momentum: Democrats tee up Constitutional Amendment

2019-04-11T17:40:42-05:00

Fair Tax Momentum: Democrats tee up Constitutional Amendment by Toby Trimmer, Communications Director @ILDCCA  @tobytrimmer Illinois' unfair tax system has needed reform and modernization for decades. But Springfield lawmakers could never get the ball rolling to give voters the chance to reform the state's constitution, creating a fair tax system to lower or keep income taxes unchanged for 97 percent of Illinoisans. Well, that's changing. This week, Illinois Democrats advanced Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 01 that would, if put before the voters and approved, remove Illinois’ flat tax rate where the lowest income earners pay the same percentage as the [...]

Fair Tax Momentum: Democrats tee up Constitutional Amendment2019-04-11T17:40:42-05:00

Ready to THINK BIG ILLINOIS? Governor Pritzker & Democrats Are

2019-03-11T12:03:28-05:00

Ready to THINK BIG ILLINOIS? Governor Pritzker & Democrats Are by Toby Trimmer, Communications Director @ILDCCA  @tobytrimmer Candidate JB Pritzker promised big things for Illinois...and Governor JB Pritzker is delivering. Already, Pritzker and Democrats put the state on the path to a $15/hour minimum wage. Next on the agenda is the Fair Tax - a plan that brings tax relief to over 97 percent of Illinoisans. The Fair Tax plan that Pritzker released on March 7 ensures a measure of tax relief on income earners up to $250,000 – a whopping 97 percent of Illinoisans. Pritzker’s Fair Tax plan offers [...]

Ready to THINK BIG ILLINOIS? Governor Pritzker & Democrats Are2019-03-11T12:03:28-05:00

IDCCA Response to Governor Pritzker’s Fair Tax Plan

2019-03-07T16:17:15-05:00

For Immediate Release: Thursday March 7, 2019 Contact: Toby Trimmer, Communications Director (217) 622-7547 | toby@ildcca.org IDCCA RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR PRITZKER’S FAIR TAX PLAN  SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – The following statement should be attributed to Kristina Zahorik, President of the Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Association... "Illinois has been desperately awaiting two critical changes from an Illinois governor. First, we needed bold leadership. Second, we needed a legitimate path toward stability for the state. JB Pritzker delivered on both of these needs today. The IDCCA stands with the Governor and applauds his refreshing, straightforward honesty about our fiscal challenges. He's shown true [...]

IDCCA Response to Governor Pritzker’s Fair Tax Plan2019-03-07T16:17:15-05:00