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Property Taxes

Madigan’s Extremist Tactics

If Madigan’s character assassinations of suburban Republicans are so ridiculous then why do they keep running it? Why are these races so important to Madigan? Is a vote for a Democrat a vote for more taxes and an expansion of Madigan’s power? State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) joins Dan and Amy to set the record straight.

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Michelle Mussman's Property Tax Solution And Other Lies

State Representative Michelle Mussman’s (D-Schaumburg) property tax gimmicks are the reason people hate politicians. Pat Hughes explains on the edition of Two Minute Warning.

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“Everything Is Fine”- IL Gets Another F For Financial Health

How does Illinois stack up against our midwestern neighbors? Where are we going to find more money to prop up the status quo? If we liquidated everything would we even be able to pay off the pension liabilities? How did we get to the point where our debt is at $50k per taxpayer? TruthinAccouting.org's Sheila Weinberg joins Dan and Amy with a new report on IL's financial health. 

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What Comes After Tiny Dancer?

After a disastrous seven years in office, Rahm Emanuel stunned the Chicago political world when he announced he wasn't going to run for re-election. But looking ahead now, what – and who – is next for the city? On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes take a prospective look at the Chicago mayoral race, from both political and policy perspectives. They also reflect on Emanuel's damaging two terms, and how other politicians are reacting to his departure.

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