MADIGAN’S “MILLIONAIRE TAX” DIES IN THE ILLINOIS HOUSE

Illinois Review –

SPRINGFIELD – With solid opposition from the 47 member House Republican caucus, two Democrats with no stomach for hiking taxes on millionaires shot down House Speaker Mike Madigan’s attempt to amend the Illinois Constitution Wednesday.

Democrats Reps. Scott Drury and Jack Franks voted against the Speaker’s proposal to hike state income taxes on those making a million or more annually, shorting the needed super-majority vote to get HJCRA 51 on the November ballot – a step required in amending the state’s constitution.

Americans for Prosperity-Illinois’ State Director David From, who led a public campaign against the Speaker’s proposal, congratulated Drury and Franks for their votes.

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