Category Archives: Property Taxes

Poll: Even People in Illinois Say Illinois Worst State to Live In

-By Warner Todd Huston Now, usually when a state is dissed it is dissed by people from outside the state. With the usual hometown bravado, and all, denizens of a state used to stick up for their own in the … Continue reading

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Quinn: Make the Tax Increase Permanent or the Disabled and the Dying Get It

-By Dan Proft On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn dressed up the demands of a hostage-taker into a state budget address—again. In advance of the permanently temporary personal and corporate income tax increases he imposed on Illinois in 2011, Quinn argued … Continue reading

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Illinois Gun Maker Flees State, Moves to Iowa

-By Warner Todd Huston Liberal Illinois is one of the most inhospitable states for Constitutional rights in America and because of that and other considerations yet another gun manufacturer is closing up shop in the Land of Lincoln and fleeing … Continue reading

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AFP Honors Illinois Activists Robert and Tempie Lyons

-By Warner Todd Huston On Friday night, August 30, during its 7th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit, held this year in Universal Orlando theme park in Orlando, Florida, Americans for Prosperity honored Robert and Tempie Lyons for the hard … Continue reading

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Democrats OWN Illinois’ Financial Disaster

From the Illinois Tea Party… Now that the new Illinois General Assembly has been sworn in, every resident in Illinois needs to be fully aware that ‘elections have consequences’. The Democratic party, now a super-majority in Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn, … Continue reading

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For the Good of Illinois PAC Poll: 74% of Illinois Voters Support Freezing Property Taxes for 3 Years. More…

From For the Good of Illinois For the Good of Illinois PAC Poll: 74% of Illinois Voters Support Freezing Property Taxes for Three Years & Seven in Ten Voters Believe it Should be Illegal for Local Governments to Increase Their … Continue reading

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Bambenek Opposes Property Tax Increase Plan; Radogno Warns of ‘January Surprise’

From the campaign of John Bambenek for State Senate (52nd District)… (DANVILLE) In town to support State Senate Candidate John Bambenek, the top Republican in the Illinois Senate is warning that 52nd District taxpayers will see significantly higher property taxes … Continue reading

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Lennie Jarratt Announces Formation of New Citizen Initiative, ‘For Our Children’s Future’

(Round Lake, IL – May 16, 2012) Lennie Jarratt announces the formation of a new citizen initiative focused on bringing fiscal sanity and sustainability to our local taxing bodies, especially our schools. This initiative will start by reaching out to … Continue reading

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Dear Ill. Teachers Unions: You Can’t HANDLE The Truth

-By Warner Todd Huston The teachers unions in Illinois are mad. They are unhappy that their scheme of having their personal, employee contributions to their own pensions paid by the taxpayer has been exposed. Echoing the Tom Cruise flick A … Continue reading

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Cook County Board of Review Update‏

From the office of Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak… What’s new at the Board of Review On April 24th the Board of Review closed its 2011 assessment appeal review year. This was the earliest closing in recent … Continue reading

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