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July 4, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of her commitment to lift up middle-class families in Illinois, state Rep. Camille Lilly, D-Oak Park, joined colleagues to pass legislation that will provide economic reforms that put the middle-class first in Illinois.

“The governor has urged members of the General Assembly to compromise, and House Democrats continue to do so. We have proposed a series of economic reforms that will make Illinois a more business friendly state,” Lilly said. “In a time of such uncertainty, Illinois cannot afford to continue to lose businesses. When they move out of the state, they take jobs with them. This not only affects the economy of Illinois, but the entire middle-class.”

Lilly is sponsoring House Bill 160, which has important reforms for Illinois’ middle class and small and medium-sized businesses. Included in this package, Illinois workers would receive additional money by an annual increase in the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit. With Illinoisans able to keep more of t...

June 28, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of her commitment to lifting up middle-class families in Illinois, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, worked to pass a comprehensive economic reform package that cuts taxes and fees on small businesses, provides more incentives to companies to invest in their employee’s education and increases take home pay for workers.

“My top priority is to fight for the needs of the middle class by supporting a fair and balanced budget along with other economic reforms that truly allow them to climb the ladder,” said Harper. “Our families would benefit from additional income to spend, and by providing incentives for local businesses we can grow our local economy and create more jobs.”

Harper is sponsoring House Bill 160, which has important reforms for Illinois’ middle class and small and medium-sized businesses. Included in this package, Illinois workers would receive additional money by an annual increase in the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit. With more disposable inco...

June 26, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of his commitment to lifting up middle-class families in Illinois, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is backing a comprehensive economic reform package that lowers business taxes, provides more incentives to companies to invest and increases take home pay for workers.

“I went to Springfield to fight for the middle-class,” said Welch. “Across the state, our families and businesses need financial relief. This package would truly benefit the people and businesses that pay the majority of Illinois’ taxes and incentivize companies to stay here and create jobs.”

Welch is sponsoring House Bill 160, which has important reforms for Illinois’ middle class and small and medium sized businesses. Included in this package, Illinois workers would receive additional money by an annual increase in the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit. With more disposable income, workers and their families would be able to spend more on goods and services for themselves.

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