Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a controversial overhaul of two Chicago pension systems into law on Monday, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel vowed he wouldn't raise property taxes for at least a year to pay for the pension changes.
A coalition of activist groups in Illinois say they support the state's decision to deny tax exemptions for three non-profit hospitals.The Illinois Department of Revenue ruled yesterday that Northwestern's Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago, Edward Hospital in Naperville and Decatur Memorial Hospi
Tax Day protests are nothing new. From tea to whiskey to war, Americans have long voiced their dissent by opting to keep their tax dollars right in their pockets. But are tax protests effective? And how much do they connect to flaws in our tax policy?