Immediate reforms are needed when it comes to taxes and spending, Denise Rotheimer said in response to a new study by Truth in Accounting showing that Illinois residents have the second highest per capita tax burden in the country.
Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) has endorsed Lake County Board member Tom Weber as her successor in the 64th House District, which covers parts of Lake and McHenry counties, according to a press release from Weber.
Lake County Board member Tom Weber said he was surprised and pleased with the outpouring of support her received when he announced his run for the Illinois House recently, according to a press release.
Officials in Springfield and around the country are talking about a “pension cliff” and trying to determine what will happen as large numbers of educators become fully vested in school district pension benefit systems.
Real estate tax reform is the only way to end the unfair funding of schools throughout the state and allow people on limited incomes to stay in their homes, Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) told the Lake County Gazette.