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Joshua Flynn Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Illinois state house candidate, Joshua Flynn (district 78) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Saline rated least livable among Illinois counties, study finds

Saline was ranked Illinois’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

Illinois ranks 15th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Illinois ranked 15th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$447,860 in annual income gets you into Illinois’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $447,860 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Illinois, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

Illinois ranks 13th highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Illinois ranked 13th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Strong Support for Term Limits on Congress in Illinois U.S. House CD-06 Race

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Illinois U.S. House (District 06) candidates Evelyn Sanguinetti and Jeanne Ives for signing the term limits on Congress pledge.

Illinois ranks 7th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Illinois ranked seventh in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Illinois ranks 28th highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Illinois ranked 28th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Illinois has 9th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Illinois finished ninth in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Cook County among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Chris Kasperski Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Illinois state senate candidate, Chris Kasperski (district 31) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Chicago ranks 15th highest fittest U.S. city, study finds

Chicago finished 15th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Illinois ranks 17th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Illinois finished in a tie for 17th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Strong Support in Illinois CD-14 for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises James Marter, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Illinois U.S. House (District 14), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Previously, two other candidates in the race, Ted Gradel and Jim Oberweis also promised to support term limits on Congress.

Illinois ranks 24th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Illinois finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Illinois ranks 33rd highest among the 50 states, study finds

Illinois finished 33rd in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

East St. Louis ranks the most dangerous of Illinois cities, study finds

East St. Louis was ranked the most dangerous city in Illinois in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

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