Restaurant owner doesn’t trust lawmakers with more money; and more from INN Radio

Restaurant owner doesn’t trust lawmakers with more money A Springfield restaurant owner says the state should live within its means instead of proposing a progressive income tax. Charlie Parker’s Diner Owner/Operator Mike Murphy understands the state needs money but wants to ensure any tax increase goes to fix Illinois’ mounting problems, not fund new programs. […]

Restaurant owner doesn’t trust lawmakers with more money; and more from INN Radio

Restaurant owner doesn’t trust lawmakers with more money A Springfield restaurant owner says the state should live within its means instead of proposing a...

Lawmakers talk taxes during forum, ideas range from progressive tax to lower burden altogether; and more from INN Radio

Lawmakers talk taxes during forum, ideas range from progressive tax to lower burden altogether Just what kind of new taxes could be in Illinois...

Governor says K-12 education funding shouldn’t be held hostage by formula reform effort; and more from INN Radio

Governor says K-12 education funding shouldn’t be held hostage by formula reform effort Expect there to be heated debate in Springfield about whether K-12...

Governor creates task force to root out health care fraud; and more from INN Radio

Governor creates task force to root out health care fraud With $19 billion a year spent on taxpayer-funded Medicaid programs and state-employee health insurance...

Congressman Foster: Illinois is getting “rooked” on share of federal dollars; and more from INN Radio

Congressman Foster: Illinois is getting “rooked” on share of federal dollars A consumer research group says Illinois is less reliant on federal tax dollars...

Observers don’t expect much resolution to budget impasse; and more from INN Radio

Observers don’t expect much resolution to budget impasse Political observers don’t foresee lawmakers accomplishing anything substantive on a plan to manage tax dollars this...

Political campaign expenditures scrutinized; and more from INN Radio

Political campaign expenditures scrutinized A state representative says campaign finance laws should change to limit what kinds of trips politicians can purchase with their...

Group of representatives demand clarification on campaign spending; and more from INN Radio

Group of representatives demand clarification on campaign spending A group of Republican state representatives awaits clarification about political campaign spending from a former state...

Rauner: Fairgrounds foundation could alleviate taxpayer funded upkeep; and more from INN Radio

Rauner: Fairgrounds foundation could alleviate taxpayer funded upkeep Having a foundation generate private donations for Illinois’ two fairgrounds would help cover some of the...

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