Tag: tax increases

Worker's Rights Protected: Worker's Compensation Bill Never Called To Vote

Worker's Rights Protected: Worker's Compensation Bill Never Called To Vote
The highly debated Illinois State Income Tax Bill, slated to be signed by Governor Quinn today calling for a 2% increase, does not include a change in worker’s compensation that would have left workers with a loss of rights.  As part of a larger negotiation package between the Democrats who wanted a higher increase in... Read more »

Lame Duck Congress, Ducking Issues?

Lame Duck Congress, Ducking Issues?
Decisions made on the federal budget, extension of emergency unemployment benefits, Bush tax cuts, the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, and an armed treaty with Russia, all by December 31st? This is highly unlikely as the democrats and republicans wrestle for power and status in the Whitehouse, as President Obama calls meetings... Read more »