The administration will not say how many more billions this scheme will wind up costing taxpayers in the long-term.
It’s expected that if Pritzker can get a “fair tax” on the ballot next year he’ll put his money where his mouth is to pass it.
The feds, in other words, might very well possess some embarrassing leverage on Burke aside from the alleged illegalities. And the feds love leverage.
Pritzker has an opportunity here that has been afforded few of his predecessors.
Many people don’t know or have forgotten how “controversial” it was when House Speaker Michael Madigan appointed Currie as his new majority leader.
We’ve seen a big push over the past few weeks for an Arizona-style pension “fix” here.
Pritzker, a wealthy liberal Democrat with a massive legislative super-majority, could be the perfect ideological foil for the weak Policy Institute.
Attempting to raise income taxes on upper-income earners right out of the gate would probably not help bring Republicans to the table.
The plaintiffs have a point. Don’t put something on my property without my consent. I get that. But a lawsuit seems like a bit much.
The underlying theory ain’t bad at all and is probably all that at least some of them have left.
The more I read it, the more skeptical I became of the racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the J.B. Pritzker campaign.