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  • How does Illinois rank?

     
    How does Illinois compare to other states? The evolving list of rankings, starting with rankings where it's arguably good to be No 1: Federal stimulus dollars available (2010)-- 5th State lottery income (2008) -- 15th Income per capita (2010) --......
  • Brady `admits' it's `a matter of semantics'

     
    Republican candidate for governor Bill Brady's appeared last night on WTTW Channel 11's "Chicago Tonight." Below is a rough draft of the transcript of his appearance, provided by the station. Here's the video: Note how interviewer Carol Marin calls Brady....
  • My sources in the wrangle with Dennis Byrne on state finances

     
    In another one of our regular rhubarbs, Dennis Byrne and I talked over state budget matters. Here are links to some of the sources I consulted: The Civic Federation: A Fiscal Rehabilitation Plan for the State of Illinois (.pdf) :......
  • Governor Quinn Won't Approve Capital Plan Without Budget, Ethics Reform

    (WGN-AM) - Governor Pat Quinn says he will not approve the Capital plan on his desk until lawmakers also pass a balanced state budget and significant ethics reform. Quinn said Friday that he won't sign off on the massive public works program and...
  • Obama signs $787 billion stimulus bill: What's in it for you?

    Taxes: The recovery package has tax breaks for families that send a child to college, purchase a new car, buy a first home or make the ones they own more energy efficient. Millions of workers can expect to see about $13 extra in their weekly paychecks,...
  • Benedict Arnold?

    The next few months should determine whether Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger can, in any reasonable sense, continue to be considered a Republican. Until now, the socially liberal governor has shared the GOP's anti-tax mania, which was essentially the lone...
  • A taxing debate in the Rhubarb Patch: Where does Illinois go from here?

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Tuesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to discuss the state budget crisis To......
  • More fun with NBA free agency: taxes, jerseys & a camel named for D Wade

     
    We make a big deal of Florida being one of the few states without an income tax. It???s one reason lots of wealthy athletes make their homes here. While it???s doubtful any of the top free agents, including LeBron James,......
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Wednesday, July 7

     
    As the Magic made their first free agency pickup, news surfaced that LeBron James will announce his free agency decision Thursday night in a one-hour television special. I get extended television specials to announce a field of 65 teams for the NCAA...
  • TEXT: Gov. Kaine outlines the state budget for 2010-12

    Balanced budget preserves safety net programs, maintains Triple A bond rating, maintains position as national leader through combination of cuts and revenue RICHMOND – Governor Timothy M. Kaine today unveiled the 2010 caboose budget and 2010-2012...
  • Not Much Time Left For New Car Tax Deduction

    Not Much Time Left For New Car Tax Deduction
    So you've heard about the home buyer tax credit. But did you know you could be in for a big payoff from the feds when you buy a new car? This doesn't just apply to hybrids. It covers any new vehicles, from cars to motorcycles to motorhomes, up to 85...
  • Tax Board Explains New Paycheck Withholding

    Tax Board Explains New Paycheck Withholding
    Starting Sunday, cash-strapped California will dig deeper into the pocketbooks of wage earners -- holding back 10% more than it already does in state income taxes just as the biggest shopping season of the year kicks into gear. Technically, it's not a...