Posts tagged "Illinois income tax increase"

Who best represents Republicans in 62nd State Rep. District-- Conservative Bob Bednar or Moderate to conservative Kenny Idstein?

Bob Bednar (R-Grayslake), state rep. candidate in the 62nd District:  If we could get the state income tax rate down to 3%, that would be great. I don’t know if it’s possible the way we have runaway spending going on in Springfield: Bednar describes himself as an all the way conservative: Kenny Idstein is the... Read more »

Flip at 10 am from CNN’s Reliable Sources to see Berkowitz w/IPI’s Dabrowski on Making Illinois Great Again, or watch on the Web

Jeff Berkowitz: If we added this up… there is about 7 to 8 billion dollars in savings [per year from spending in the State Budget] right? ***** Berkowitz: You think you have the people on your side? Dabrowski: The people are on our side. And, that’s who matters. Not Pritzker, not Rauner…the people are the... Read more »

I have a dream: IPI's Dabrowski engages WTTW's Schutz about a no tax increase solution to the IL Budget crisis, Web/Cable

WTTW’s Paris Schutz said, “[The 2011 IL income tax increase] should have never been temporary,” agreeing with liberal John McCarron that the temporary nature of the 2011 tax boost “Was what got us into this crash in the first place.” Since Public TV is supposed to be balanced, you might have thought sometime, somebody at... Read more »

Way better than Rachel Maddow interviewing Bill O'Reilly: Berkowitz predicting the winners in the Republican Primary Gov race and general election Governor's race, Web and Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: … We are going to give you tonight the winner of the Republican Primary Governor’s race– more than 30 days before the election– and give you the final percentages of votes received for each candidate… and we will give you the winner in the November, 2014 gubernatorial general election race… Tonight’s City of... Read more »

Better than Sex: Berkowitz debates Illinois Policy Institute's Tillman on Obama, Gas Prices and School Choice, Web and Cable

Is President Obama responsible in large part or no part for gasoline costing $4.50 gallon? Is President Obama hypocritical for sending his kids to private school (30K/kid) and rejecting school vouchers-school choice for DC kids ($7500/kid) ? Can the Illinois 2012 tax hike be repealed, the state budget balanced and the 7 billion dollars in unpaid bills... Read more »

Sen. Brady v. Gov. Quinn: A choice, not an echo, on taxes, reform and job creation.

Thirty-one days after the election, a few hours after the Illinois Board of Elections certified him the winner of the Illinois Republican gubernatorial primary by the margin of 193 votes and an hour after Senator Dillard gracefully chose not to ask for a recount, downstate Senator Bill Brady, 48, stood with his wife, Nancy, and... Read more »