Posts tagged "Reboot Illinois"

A couple of Democrats ask Speaker Madigan, 'Where 's the beef?'

This should come as no surprise to people who are fed up with Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s relentless and compulsive drive to gather power unto himself. A couple of liberal Chicago Democrats are asking Madigan to come up with a plan that involves “just more than saying no to [Gov. Bruce] Rauner. Rich Miller interviews... Read more »

How a U.S. Supreme Court decision could affect Illinois teachers

The Supreme Court case was filed by a California teacher who is challenging her union’s demand that she pay dues that go to support political speech and positions that she disagrees with. A bunch of states already allow her to opt out of the payments, but not Illinois and California. Read more about the case... Read more »

Support for Illinois term limits are far more than overwhelming

When up to 80 percent of any group can agree on something, you know that (1) it’s got to be right or (2) an awful lot of people are getting fooled. When it comes to imposing term limits on Illinois legislators and legislative leaders, I believe that it’s the former. Illinois voters are so fed... Read more »
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TOP 10 REASONS WHY PEOPLE FROM ILLINOIS ARE GRUMPY

Madison Bondi gives them to us in Reboot Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn's attack on working men and women

It has to be some kind of joke that Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats are running a class war based on the supposition that they can create jobs, help the middle class and reduce unemployment. The unemployment rate in Illinois–8.7 percent–is the third worst in the nation. Might you think that Democrats, who have had... Read more »

Wonder why jobs are leaving Illinois?

Here’s one reason from Reboot Illinois why jobs are leaving Illinois: That disadvantage may already exist in Illinois’ business tax rate, which in 2011 rose from 7.3 to 9.5 percent (2 percent of that figure comes from the personal property replacement tax). That’s well above the rate of all its neighboring states except Iowa, which uses a... Read more »
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