While Illinoisans taxpayers were observing Memorial Day on Monday, Democrat members of the House of Representatives voted 73-44 to raise taxes on Illinois families and businesses. The 44-member House Republican Caucus stood united in opposition to SJRCA 01 also known as the governor’s progressive income tax proposal.
State Representative Dan Brady (R-Bloomington) spoke against the measure during floor debate.
State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) spoke against the measure during floor debate.
If signed by the Governor, the measure will then head to Illinois voters in the November 2020 election.