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Illinois continues to lose population: “Three biggest gainers in 2019 were Florida, Texas and Arizona. Florida was the biggest winner by far”

WIREPOINTS New IRS migration data: Illinois third-biggest loser of people, biggest loser of incomes, to other states in 2019 by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner June 3, 2021 A Wirepoints analysis of the Internal Revenue Service’s just-released 2019 migration data … Continue reading

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“Arab mob crashes pro-Israel rally in Illinois, torching Israeli flag, attacking demonstrators, and calling for massacre of Jews”

ARUTZ SHEVA ‘Kill the Jews’: Arab mob attacks pro-Israel rally in Illinois by Staff May 24, 2021 A pro-Israel rally held outside of Chicago over the weekend was crashed by a mob of Arab protesters who attacked the pro-Israel demonstration … Continue reading

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Illinois’s controversial, sweeping criminal justice reform bill more than 700 pages in length — eliminating cash bail was just one piece — flew through the House and Senate during a lame duck session”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE Policing and outrage at a rushed criminal justice reform bill Editorial Board January 15, 2021 …The Senate voted on the bill in the middle of the night, and House Democrats cut off questions from Republicans minutes before a … Continue reading

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#Illinois Speaker #MikeMadigan: “Polling in 2019 showed a stunning 71% of voters statewide disapproved of the speaker”

ILLINOIS POLICY Madigan’s reign ends as longest-serving legislative leader in U.S. history by Austin Berg January 13, 2021 Exactly 50 years after first taking his seat in the Illinois House of Representatives, today marked the end of the longest reign … Continue reading

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“We hear a lot of the talk about how the deaths in Florida were ‘preventable’. What about the ones in Illinois?”

FEDERALIST Why Is Big Media Hiding That Illinois Has Far More COVID Cases Than Florida? Because Illinois Has A Democrat In Charge And Tighter Lockdowns by Jordan Davidson November 27, 2020 …Months after outlets such as CNN, NPR, the Washington … Continue reading

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“There is nothing “fair” about Governor Pritzker’s “fair tax amendment””

NATIONAL REVIEW A Progressive Tax Will Doom Illinois Small Businesses By John Tillman October 19, 2020 …While all taxpayers are at risk once Illinois state lawmakers can divide taxpayers without facing pushback from constituents, the insidious part is the progressive … Continue reading

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Illinois Democrats and Republicans agree: Madigan must go

MEDIUM A Call for New Leadership for the Democratic Party of Illinois ILDem Leaders for New Leadership August 11, 2020 We come from across Illinois; from Bloomington to Rockford and from Carbondale to Chicago. We are or were elected officials, … Continue reading

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“President Trump and Senator McConnell may be tempted to tell the Democratic states, like Illinois, to get lost. Mr. Stoll offers an alternative approach — using the sudden federal financial leverage “to demand policy reforms that would diminish the long-term structural dysfunctionality” of the mendicant states”

NEW YORK SUN State Bailouts: ‘Beyond Galling,’ ‘Shameless,’ Too Editorial Board April 20, 2020 The drama of profligate states using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to seek federal bailouts to paper over long-term mismanagement has finally found a Pavarotti … Continue reading

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“Decades of incompetent budgeting and enormous but unfunded promises shove Illinois into insolvency, unable to pay bills as they come due”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE Repeating: Democrats, it’s time for Madigan to go. Editorial Board January 17, 2020 …Parents watch in chagrin as young people by the tens of thousands join an Illinois Exodus and build their futures elsewhere. Tax gouges relentlessly expand, … Continue reading

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“Connecting the dots between high taxes, unsustainable pension costs and slow economic growth is a practice many elected officials in Chicago and Illinois would rather we shut up about”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE No, we won’t shut up about the Illinois Exodus. Latest downside: Chicago’s top real estate investors are shopping elsewhere Editorial Board January 2, 2020 Several recent Chicago Tribune stories on tax hikes and population losses may have caught … Continue reading

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