Tonight's Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of Public Affairs features Vince Kolber, Founder and Chairman of Residco, discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz key current fiscal problems of Illinois relative to the other states and how they might be about to get worse.
The show makes use of considerable data analyses prepared by Truth in Accounting.org
The show airs tonight at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 19 or 35 (Comcast or AT&T), as set out below:
Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette and on
Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling.
You can also watch the show 24/7 by clicking here
The November 6, 2018 Governor's election contest between Republican Gov. Rauner and Democrat Challenger J. B. Pritzker will decide a number of important matters related to the Illinois' future financial condition.
For example, will Rep. Jeanne Ives and her more than 500,000 actual and likely supporters vote and support Gov. Rauner as a way of opposing higher taxes from Democrats in the form of a "Progressive," IL income tax as well as other ways to raise IL taxes. Watch here (35 seconds).
Also, are progressive taxes and taxes in general job killers. Watch here (22 seconds)
And, will businesses and individuals leave IL for zero income tax rate states like Texas, Florida and Tennessee? Watch here (36 seconds)
Further, can we persuade productive taxpayers to come to Chicago, Illinois where we hand new taxpayers, on average, a $90,000 liability Watch here (19 seconds)
Finally, did many taxpayers in Illinois face a 120 % state income tax increase in 2017? Watch here (1 minute)
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