Michael Madigan

Budget Address
6:40 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Illinois Democrats to Push for Permanent Income Tax Hike

Governor Pat Quinn

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) said he will call a vote this spring on making the state's temporary income tax increase permanent.

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Illinois Legislative Proposal
11:04 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Tax the Rich to Benefit Schools

Michael Madigan

One of the top Democrats in the Illinois legislature is calling for a "millionaire's tax."

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Budget Address Delayed
11:06 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Illinois Budget & the Income Tax Increase

Credit Rich Egger

When lawmakers raised individual income taxes from three percent to five percent a few years ago, it came with an expiration date.

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Proposal from House Speaker
3:00 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Madigan: Cut Taxes for Corporations

Michael Madigan

One of the most powerful Democrats in Illinois is calling for a drastic reduction in the state's corporate income tax.

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Don’t Expect Pension Savings
2:01 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Another Tough Budget for Illinois

The Illinois Capitol building
Credit Brian Mackey

Money will likely be tight for politicians crafting Illinois’ next budget, despite a pension law that's supposed to save $160 billion.

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