income tax increase

Peoria Public Radio News
10:30 am
Wed December 10, 2014

District 150 expecting major deficit

District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan gives the annual State of the Schools Address before the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce.
Credit Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

Peoria School District 150 is facing an 11 Million dollar deficit this year. Superintendent Grenita Lathan says the district is also now factoring in additional revenue loss.

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State News
6:14 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Quinn stays silent on whether he wants to extend the income tax increase

The only mention of taxes during Governor Pat Quinn's address at ISU Sunday came when discussing the Republican candidates for Governor. Illinois' largest-ever income tax increase is due to sunset half-way through the fiscal year, but the Chicago Democrat is not saying if he'll support continuing the temporary hike.

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State News
6:44 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Gov. Quinn says pension shortfall is a crisis

Governor Pat Quinn is disputing a fellow top Democrat's statements that Illinois' nearly 100-billion-dollar pension shortfall is not a crisis. Senate President John Cullerton has said that the pension shortfall is not an imminent crisis, but finding a solution can keep the state's income taxes down. 

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