Pekin didn’t need a cannabis task force

By:  Diane Benjamin Source: https://www.pjstar.com/news/20190923/pekin-city-council-approves-3-cannabis-sales-tax Excerpts: The Pekin City Council approved an ordinance imposing a 3% sales tax on cannabis sales during Monday’s meeting. The tax will be in addition to other local sales taxes collected by the city. “Collection of municipal sales taxes on the sale of cannabis would not start until September 2020,” […]

Update: Media Bias

See what the Wall Street Journal headline was:    http://www.morningstar.com/news/dow-jones/TDJNDN_201801261459/caterpillar-breaks-losing-streak-wsj.htm   By:  Diane Benjamin The Pantagraph claims to pay big bucks for Associated Press stories.  Below is why they need to knock it off! This headline appeared on January 25th, the story is by Associated Press: Caterpillar posts 4Q loss on tax charge, but adjusted EPS […]

Send Koos and Renner thank you cards!

By:  Diane Benjamin Chris Koos had years to destroy the citizens of Normal with higher taxes.  Evidently they enjoy it since nobody fights back. Renner has had only a few years, but he’s making up for it by raising taxes wherever and whenever possible.  Your property taxes went up without a peep Monday night. Send […]