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Madigan refutes claims Democrats unconcerned about Budget

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Madigan refutes claims Democrats unconcerned about Budget

Madigan refutes claims Democrats are unconcerned about Illinois Budget Conservative business group called out by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan on claims the legislature is not doing enough to bail taxpayers out of the state’s mounting debt By Ray Hanania Illinois House Speaker released a copy of a letter Friday expressing the commitment that he…

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Suburbs should not have to pay Chicago’s spending shortfalls

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Suburbs should not have to pay Chicago’s spending shortfalls SW Newspaper Group Feb. 23, 2017 By Ray Hanania Don’t waste your time trying to figure out how Illinois divides the property taxes it collects to support local schools and the sales and income taxes it collects to subsidize Chicago’s bailout. It’s too complicated, intentionally. The…

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