Kane County Patriots
And About Chicago, the Second Big City Run By Democrats, headed for a Crash Landing
Lincoln, Proud Son of Illinois, Offered these Prophetic Thoughts on the Powers of the Courts:
If the policy of the Government upon vital questions affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, ..., the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their Government into the hands of that eminent tribunal.
Illinois Pension Plan Options-No Easy Solutions
While there are no immediate fixes available to IL given the recent court decision, here's a summary of potential next steps:
Taxed Enough Already? Overtaxed Enough Already?
In a report on state tax burden, of 50 states plus DC, Illinois rankings from least to most taxed, the overall state tax burdens are:
-Low Income resident: 49th (HI and WA at bottom)
-Middle Income resident: 50th (NY in last place)
-Upper Income resident: 44th (ahead of seven states)
Best state to live in for lowest taxes.....Alaska!
ILLINOIS: Land of Lincoln
The state of Illinois is in financial crisis. Consider: