Legislative Alerts

Illinois Needs a Property Tax Freeze

May 13, 2015

Governor Rauner has proposed a property tax freeze and we need you to contact your legislators to support this measure. Property tax bills continue to rise and Illinois just can’t afford it anymore. Illinoisans pay more in property taxes than they do in income taxes. This must stop! Click Here to  contact your legislator and […]

Tell Your Legislator to Support Governor Rauner’s Budget

March 02, 2015J

In his Budget Address, Governor Rauner announced a budget that Illinois can afford. The Governor’s budget makes the necessary cuts in order to start the recovery we so badly need. Mismanagement has taken us down a path of debt and risk, now Governor Rauner is trying to fix that. Please send a message to your […]

TELL YOUR LEGISLATOR: ILLINOIS NEEDS A PRO-GROWTH AGENDA

February 19, 2015

In his State of the State address, Governor Bruce Rauner gave a blunt, sobering reminder of the problems which plague our state: high outbound migration, dismal job growth and a lack of competitiveness.  Yet, he also put forth an agenda for unleashing the economic potential of our state and reforming the way our state government […]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

Study Finds Illinois Business Climate Suffering

July 09, 2014

By Rudy Takala The small business climate in Illinois is suffocating under burdensome regulations and high taxes, according to a recently released study. The study, conducted by the Kauffman Foundation and the website Thumbtack, gave the state’s business environment a grade of “F.” The research examined state business climates by looking at a combination of […]