When a Fair Tax is Not Fair

When a Fair Tax is Not Fair

You have probably heard and even said that something was “not fair”. And furthermore, you have probably told someone that “life isn’t fair”. We often champion this idea of fairness when we want a better outcome. Illinois does the same. The new Governor and members of...
A Governor’s First 100 Days

A Governor’s First 100 Days

Governor Pritzker celebrated his first 100 days in office in April and his office released a list of his accomplishments in these first 100 days. Pritzker came into office with big plans of what he wanted to achieve and the policies that he wanted to enforce. He has...
Asset Transfers for Pension Relief

Asset Transfers for Pension Relief

Prior to Governor Pritzker’s budget proposal, he appointed two task forces to take a closer look at some potential solutions to Illinois’ pension underfunding problem. Or underfunding catastrophe. One of these task forces is looking into the benefits of consolidating...
Governor Pritzker’s Budget Breakdown

Governor Pritzker’s Budget Breakdown

In 2020 Illinois will likely experience changes that will profoundly alter how the state operates for years to come. When Gov. J.B. Pritzker came into office, he inherited a $2.8 billion budget deficit. That deficit is expected to rise to $3.4 billion in just a few...