By: Diane Benjamin
The citizens of Illinois saw truth by defeating a progressive income tax. Citizens now need to defeat Amendment 1 that only hands power to government unions.
Note: The Constitutional Amendment that needs passed is a fix the pension system in Illinois. Pension debt is easily over $300 BILLION. Defined benefit programs will provide less money for Illinois to give to schools, that will increase property taxes. Of course Springfield ignores the obvious and tries another union giveaway instead. Pritzker is campaigning on he fixed the state’s finances. No he didn’t!
Amendment 1 would guarantee higher taxes and debt in Illinois
Amendment 1 would worsen Illinois’ reputation as one of the worst
states in the nation for small businesses
The list goes on, read the story yourself, then:
See this editorial for more on Illinois pensions: https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-pensions-illinois-pritzker-20220825-jttduum4hrg5lffhzkn64vuj7m-story.html