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.
California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.
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.
State residents enrolled at Christian Life College face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
State residents enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
As Bill Fawell, a Republican Senate candidate with an independent streak, prepares to take on Democrat Cheri Bustos in the 17th District this November, he has focused his campaign on issues that brand him as a government reformer.
William “Bill” Fawell, the Galena Republican vying the seat held by U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) in the 17th Congressional District, delivered his take on liberty and domestic policy via a recent YouTube video that focuses on solving the problems he says are plaguing democracy today.