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ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 7

ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 7

Flawed Commercial Club of Chicago Study Draws Erroneous Conclusions From Incorrect Data CHICAGO – A flawed report just released by the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club, described as “[A]n invitation-only group of about...

ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 6

ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 6

You Can’t Be Governor Unless You Promise Not To Raise The Income Tax Every winning candidate for Governor since at least 1990 has promised not the raise the state income tax. Republican Judy Baar...

ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 5

ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 5

It’s Time To Cut Illinois’s Electricity Taxes While lawmakers argue over extending the nine-year electricity rate freeze, Illinois Taxpayer Education Foundation examines Illinois tax policy on consumers electricity bills and comes to a startling...

ITEF Comment Vol. XI Issue 6

Smoking Ban Devastate Businesses Study Shows Despite the claim of anti-smoking groups that scientific studies unanimously have shown that second-hand smoke is killing thousands from lung cancer, the truth is that the vast majority...

ITEF Comment Vol. XI Issue 4

Springfield Spenders Squander State Revenue Increase And Put State In Red Last year at this time, the fiscal “news” from the State had an ominous ring, even as total state revenue for Fiscal Year...

ITEF Comment Vol. XI Issue 1

Public School Propaganda Machine Full Throttle To Raise Income Tax, Pad Salaries Cries are echoing across the state from politicians and public school bureaucrats both in and outside of Chicago to raise the state...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 5

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 5

In Orwellian Scenario, Big Spender Madigan Becomes “Fiscal Conservative” In one of the strangest cases of political duplicity in recent memory, Ill. House Speaker and Chicago machine boss Michael Madigan (D-22, Chicago) has morphed...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 4

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 4

ILLINOIS’ $6.4 BILLION OVERSPENDING ORGY THREATENS TAXPAYERS It’s now official: The State of Illinois’ Fiscal Year 2004 revenue increased more than $5 billion over its FY2003 revenue, while the amount of money spent by...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 2

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 2

Politicians Still Scamming Illinois Taxpayers With “Revenue Crisis”Lie No deception propagated by Illinois politicians and the sympathetic press is so injurious to Illinois taxpayers, or so blatantly untrue, as the long-running “revenue crisis” lie....

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 3

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 3

Illinois “Revenue Crisis” Lie Continues As State Revenue Rises Higher While Illinois politicians and media spread lies about the “crisis” in state revenue, the Illinois Comptroller’s numbers continue to prove that the “revenue crisis”...