'Stairway to Heaven' longer than Senate debate over historic tax amendment
After just seven minutes of debate, Senate Democrats took the first major step Wednesday in advancing Gov. J.B. Pritzker's goal of revamping how the state taxes income - seeking the biggest change in the state income tax since it was enacted a half century ago.
The Illinois Senate passed its version of a graduated income tax package on strictly partisan lines - and its fate now lies within the Illinois House, where changes are anticipated.
"It is clear that Governor Pritzker and S...