Roll Call of Income Tax Hike Votes
On May 30, 2009, the Illinois Senate passed a bill to raise the income tax for individuals, trusts, and estates from 3% to 5%. That’s a 67% income tax increase! The bill would also raise the corporate income tax rate from 7.3% to 9.7%, which will prevent the creation of at least 70,000 jobs. What legislators won’t say is that these tax increases will fund the lavish, gold-plated pensions of government employees.
Download the list to see how every member of the general assembly voted and how you can help stop these bills from becoming law.