Governor Pat Quinn

Illinois Governor Approves Massive Tax Hike

Chicago real estate owners are going to feel this one. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has passed the largest income tax increase in state history. Effective immediately, Illinois residents will now have to fork over 5 percent of each paycheck, a 66-percent increase from the previous 3 percent the state withholds. That would mean a family …

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Illinois Got A Lot Greener Today

Governor Pat Quinn signed two new laws Tuesday aimed at making Illinois homeowners more energy independent. House Bill 5429 creates the Homeowners’ Solar Energy Act, which allows homeowners to construct solar panels on their homes, as long as they follow certain guidelines. Solar panels turn sunlight into energy. There is enough solar radiation each day …

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