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  • The case for a graduated income tax in Illinois

     
    if Illinois were to adopt the same graduated income tax rate structure as Iowa, Illinois would raise $6.3 billion more in revenue than it does from its current five percent flat rate, while 54 percent—over half—of all taxpayers would pay......
  • Nelson’s ‘major’ speech invokes Rubio, Kennedy, Portman

     
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is delivering what his office says is a “major speech” to the Florida Council of 100 in Washington. The “major” news: – “The hyper-partisanship has to stop.   If it doesn’t, we...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Teacher pensions (Part Three)

     
    Joining me in part three of a conversation about issues related to teacher pensions is Glen Brown, a retired suburban public high school teacher whose blog deals with education. Read part one of our exchange, which includes Brown's full bio,......
  • At SeaWorld, record earnings and no income tax

     
    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment had a banner year in 2011. Attendance and guest spending rose across its U.S. theme parks. Earningsset a company record. But SeaWorld won't have to pay a dime in federal income tax. It will not have to pay any Florida...
  • Brad Sherman releases federal tax returns

     
    Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) on Tuesday released his federal income tax returns. He challenged Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village),his main opponent for the 30th Congressional District seat, to do the same....
  • Scott’s new 7-step plan for jobs, slightly different from the last one

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a new 7-step plan for creating jobs at a steel business in Longwood Wednesday, and many of the proposals have been trickling out of his office for weeks. The highlights include plans to shape up troubled...
  • America: Love it or (if you're rich enough) leave it?

     
    Glen Esnard, a Newport Beach executive for real estate services firm Grubb & Ellis, went to bat in the Wall Street Journal last week for high-income-earners who believe it’s unfair that their tax rates should rise on Jan. 1, as......
  • GOP Senate candidates all propose sweeping tax changes, but few specifics

     
    In the wake of the failure of a congressional “supercommittee” to come up with a deficit-reducation plan, the four major declared Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in Florida all agree that flattening the tax structure,  closing...
  • Weekly remarks: Mitch McConnell says Democrats tune out Americans; Obama likes clean energy

     
    Democrat says it will create new jobs. Republican lists how the president's party has ignored American concerns....
  • Governor debate: The quest for specifics and the search for plans

     
    Verbatim exchange during Sunday night's debate at Elmhurst College between Gov. Pat Quinn and his GOP challenger Bill Brady: Panelist Bruce Dold, Tribune editorial board: Senator Brady you’ve called for a 10 percent across the board cut in spending....
  • A little light reading on Election Day

     
    Highlights from FUNDING OUR FUTURE --Reforming Illinois Tax Policy (.pdf), an 84-page report released Friday by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability: (The) inability of the voting public to connect the taxes they pay to the services they demand......
  • Puerto Rico’s identity mired in U.S. territory status question

     
    By BEN FOX   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dayra Rivera saw the letter as a slap in the face for Puerto Ricans: No, Apple Inc. told her over the summer, you can't have the free iPhone case promised to U.S. customers. Apple, which was giving out pla...