Tags: Illinois, taxes
MIDDLE CLASS ILLINOIS MAY PAY 50% MORE TAXES: “Quinn said Friday that he plans to hike taxes for families that make more than $56,000 a year.“
Tags: government, Illinois
Burris Backtracks: “Sunday afternoon, Roland Burris told a roomful of Chicago reporters that his plainly inconsistent sworn statements about his dealings with cronies of a now-defrocked governor aren’t…inconsistent.“
Tags: Blagojevich, Illinois
Blagojevich Erased From State Capitol: Welcome sign, nameplate, official state photo removed.
Tags: Blagojevich, Illinois, impeachment, politics, scandals
59-0, ouch! And he can never hold political office in Illinois again. So… what’s an ousted governor to do now?
Tags: Illinois, politics
Illinois High Court Affirms Burris Appointment: “The court’s opinion states that “no further action is required by the secretary of state or any other official to make the governor’s appointment of Roland Burris to the United States Senate valid under Illinois law.”
Someone in Illinois is happy tonight.
Tags: Blagojevich, Illinois, politics
Blagojevich Impeachment Looming: “The Illinois House panel investigating Hot Rod BLagojevich recommended impeachment today.”
Will it be successful? Probably, but we’ll see.
Tags: Blagojevich, Chicago, Illinois, Obama, politics, scandals
Chicagoans go from joy to shame. “I thought a politician was supposed to be a respectful person…”
Tags: Illinois, scandals
The IL govornor’s scandal is apparently nothing new: In the old days, buying a Senate seat was not unusual.
Tags: Blagojevich, corruption, Illinois, politics, scandals
ILLINOIS GOVERNOR TRIED TO SELL OBAMA’S SENATE SEAT: FBI heard Blagojevich say “I want to make money.”
“By justice a king gives a country stability, but one who is greedy for bribes tears it down.”
Proverbs 29:4 (NIV)