Posts Tagged “legislation”

“Fair Tax” approved by Illinois House, now goes to voters

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“Fair Tax” approved by Illinois House, now goes to voters

“Fair Tax” approved by Illinois House, now goes to voters Leaders Also Announce Property Tax Relief Task Force As Part of Fair Tax; Bipartisan, Bicameral Task Force to Make Recommendations for Property Tax Relief. The “Fair Tax” law will be presented to Illinois Voters in a binding referendum in the November 2020 elections Governor JB…

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Lipinski introduces bill to help taxpayers hurt by SALT deduction

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Lipinski introduces bill to help taxpayers hurt by SALT deduction

Lipinski introduces bill to help taxpayers hurt by SALT deduction Lipinski Introduces Tax Relief Legislation That Will Help Families Hurt by SALT Deduction Cap Without Adding to Federal Debt Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) this week introduced legislation to provide tax relief to families in Illinois and across the country who saw their tax burden increase…

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Sweeping Plan to Lower Drug Prices Introduced in Senate and House

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Sweeping Plan to Lower Drug Prices Introduced in Senate and House

Sweeping Plan to Lower Drug Prices Introduced in Senate and House Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) along with more than two dozen of their colleagues in the House and Senate introduced sweeping reforms Thursday that would dramatically reduce prescription drug prices in the United States. The plan…

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Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act

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Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act

Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act in the U.S. Senate: “Today, we took another important step toward expanding access to healthcare with the Senate introduction of…

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Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech

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Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech

Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech By Ray Hanania Letter I wrote to Illinois Representative David Harris of Arlington Heights (Republican) who introduced a bill last year to expand the existing anti-BDS law that prohibits Americans from criticizing a specific foreign country, Israel. I criticize Israel’s government and will continue to criticize Israel’s government…

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Rauner needs to block water rate increase bill

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Rauner needs to block water rate increase bill

Rauner needs to block water rate increase bill The Illinois House and the Illinois Senate approved a new law, HB 4508, that would allow two major water companies to massively increase water rates on its customers to help them buy up smaller water companies so they can grow and profit. The sponsors used the confusing…

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