Cabello proposes bill to repeal gas tax hike during recession

SPRINGFIELD — The recently approved motor fuel tax increase in Illinois would be repealed during periods of high unemployment under legislation introduced Monday by state Rep. John Cabello, R-Machesney Park. Cabello’s bill would fully repeal the tax hike if the...

Illinois repeal gas tax hike during a recession

The 19th century New York lawyer and newspaper editor Gideon J. Tucker wrote in 1866 that “no man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.” His words have never been more true than in Illinois in 2019. With 21 new or increased taxes...

Gaming Bill with Rockford Casino Passes House

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Saturday pushed through a monstrous expansion of legalized gambling in the state that includes a casino in Rockford. The measure also OKs legalized betting on sporting events for the first time. The House voted 87-27 to approve the...

Patti Vasquez Show 05.31.19 | LIVE from Springfield IL Day Two!

On the Patti Vasquez Show: Patti is coming at you LIVE yet again from Illinois’ capital, Springfield Illinois and riding shot-gun the whole show is Chicago Tribune’s editorial cartoonist, Scott Stantis. Listen in as Patti and Scott chat with Representatives and member...