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IL - HB4078

Repeal the permanent income tax increase

Repeals Senate Bill 9, which increases the personal income tax rate to 4.95 percent from 3.75 percent and hikes the corporate income tax to 7 percent from 5.25 percent. Would reinstate Illinois’ individual income tax rate of 3.75 percent and corporate rate of 5.25 percent. Would also restore the tax rates’ 2025 sunset dates, when the...
Introduced July 3, 2017
IL - SB0001

Education funding

Would force Illinois taxpayers to give Chicago Public Schools a $215 million bailout each year, on top of $250 million extra in block grants no other district gets. The bill also would implement a failed education-funding plan that could eventually cost $3.5 billion to $6 billion a year in additional taxpayer funding.
Introduced on Jan 11, 2017
IL - HB2373
Sent to Governor

Expanding record sealing

Would expand record sealing eligibility, allowing ex-offenders with previous nonviolent, nonsexual felony convictions to apply to have their records sealed from most viewers, except for law enforcement agencies and employers in sensitive fields such as schools and financial institutions. Nearly 50 percent of ex-offenders in Illinois are back in prison within three years – but...
February 3, 2017

Support expanding food trucks in Chicago

The legislation would loosen restrictions on food trucks by allowing them to operate on private property with permission. This legislation would also allow trucks to operate for four hours instead of the current two-hour limit, and would permit trucks to operate within 200 feet of a restaurant provided this occurs outside of the restaurant’s listed operating...