Illinois taxpayers pay the second highest property taxes in the country, nearly two-thirds of which goes to education. We can reduce local property taxes by a combination of:
I believe that we can get to a system that can do both provide an alternative to the costly cable companies for residents with cable access as well as providing broadband to the “last house” in the rural parts of the 69th.
There are provisions in the Infrastructure Budget for expansion of broadband access in underserved areas of Illinois. The 69th District would be a good place to start.
The current Illinois budget calls for a temporary suspension of the state sales tax on groceries through June 30, 2023.
I don’t think that is good enough.
“Life’s Essentials” should never have been taxed in the first place. We can fix that.
Illinois is one of only 13 states that impose sales tax on groceries. Illinois is also the one and only state that taxes prescription drugs at the state level.
I will fight for the permanent elimination of state and ALL local sales taxes on:
Help me fight this battle to eliminate these regressive taxes. Please sign the petition on change.org/NoTaxOnFood and consider a donation to my campaign via ActBlue
If you paid for it, you (consumers and farmers) deserve the freedom to repair it yourself or have it repaired by the repair shop of your choosing.
If you grow it in your own yard, you should be able to sell it where and to who you want without unreasonable restrictions by local authorities. (Similar to Maine’s recent amendment to their state constitution.)
The problem with all existing consumer privacy laws is that they are opt-out. That puts the burden on the consumer to protect their own private data. We need opt-in legislation establishing that a consumer’s personal data is the exclusive property of the consumer and as such would make it unlawful to sell a consumer’s data for profit without the consumer’s explicit consent.
Restore the Freedom of Parents to Have Final Say on Driverless School Buses for Their Children
If We Can’t Get Big Money Out of Politics, Then Let’s Tax It!