Sun Times: Illinois House Democrats propose graduated income tax plan

From the Chicago Sun Times: The state’s top earners would pay more in income tax and 99 percent of Illinois taxpayers would pay less, under a tax code overhaul hailed as “good public policy” by its Democratic sponsor but denounced by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration as “the straw that breaks the Illinois economy’s back.”

 The proposed graduated income tax system is meant to raise $1.9 billion to prevent more cuts to the state’s social services.

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