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Daily Herald
Will a state tax increase be coming soon?approaching its one-year anniversary. "(Rauner is) not interested in finishing
Will a state tax increase be coming soon?
Daily Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
approaching its one-year anniversary. "(Rauner is) not interested in finishing the job he was elected to do," state Rep. Lou Lang, a Skokie Democrat, said at a massive union rally last week. "We may or may not have a budget during the entire term... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Fun and games while Illinois burnsunion rally last week, Cullerton told the crowd, "We're gonna stay tough, we're
Fun and games while Illinois burns
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
union rally last week, Cullerton told the crowd, "We're gonna stay tough, we're gonna fight for your interests." State Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie, one of Madigan's top allies, told a Springfield reporter, "It's entirely possible that we won't have a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
School funding is big question in Springfield: Can Rauner, Madigan, Cullerton agree?the governor another win on the issue. "That's a pretty cynical thing for him
School funding is big question in Springfield: Can Rauner, Madigan, Cullerton agree?
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
the governor another win on the issue. "That's a pretty cynical thing for him to have done," said Skokie Democratic Rep. Lou Lang, a Madigan deputy. "He said that was his No. 1 accomplishment his first year in office, and the only people that... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Finke: Negotiated budget proposal is better than nothingout of balance. Honoring Kirk Dillard “Kirk, looking at you today, I can’t he
Finke: Negotiated budget proposal is better than nothing
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
out of balance. Honoring Kirk Dillard “Kirk, looking at you today, I can’t help wonder what might have happened.” Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, to former Sen. Kirk Dillard, who ran unsuccessfully for governor as a Republican in 2014, on his return... Read more
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Accounting Today
In the Blogs: Say What?are not tax deductible.�Plus here’s a list of donation limits. Tax Policy: A l
In the Blogs: Say What?
Accounting Today / Posted 18 days ago
are not tax deductible.�Plus here’s a list of donation limits. Tax Policy: A look at a recent response by Illinois Rep. Lou Lang, Rep. Christian Mitchell and Emily Miller of Voices for Illinois Children regarding criticism of their proposed... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Remap reform, graduated tax now dead for sure in Springfieldvoting on a proposed Constitutional Amendment by Rep. Christian Mitchell (D-Chi
Remap reform, graduated tax now dead for sure in Springfield
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
voting on a proposed Constitutional Amendment by Rep. Christian Mitchell (D-Chicago). A second House Democrat, Skokie's Lou Lang had introduced parallel legislation to jack up individual tax rates to as much as 9.5 percent if voters okayed... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
House backs Ammons bill on prison call coststo put amendments on the November ballot — because they said they didn't have t
House backs Ammons bill on prison call costs
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
to put amendments on the November ballot — because they said they didn't have the required 71 votes. Democratic Reps. Lou Lang of Skokie and Christian Mitchell of Chicago blamed Gov. Bruce Rauner for applying political pressure to Republicans,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Sponsor shelves graduated income tax proposalthe proposed constitutional amendment that needed 71, or three-fifths approval,
Sponsor shelves graduated income tax proposal
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
the proposed constitutional amendment that needed 71, or three-fifths approval, rather than 60 votes to pass the House.Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, who had a companion bill setting out the rates that would be charged under a graduated income tax, blamed... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Bill to change Illinois Constitution to allow progressive income tax dies in state HouseThe legislation by state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, sought to create tiers of inc
Bill to change Illinois Constitution to allow progressive income tax dies in state House
Northwest Herald / Posted 19 days ago
The legislation by state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, sought to create tiers of income tax rates based on how much an individual, family or small-business owner earns. Higher wage earners would pay as much as 9.5 percent while the state's lowest earners... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Progressive tax a jobs killerThe legislation by state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, seeks to create tiers of inco
Progressive tax a jobs killer
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The legislation by state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, seeks to create tiers of income tax rates based on how much an individual, family or small-business owner earns. Those in the lowest bracket – married couples who file jointly with income of $200,000... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Tax increase plan would be jobs killerproposed would be a disaster for small-business owners and a jobs killer in the
Tax increase plan would be jobs killer
Daily Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
proposed would be a disaster for small-business owners and a jobs killer in the state. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, seeks to create tiers of income-tax rates based on how much an individual, family or small-business owner... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Optimistic Rauner mum on what it will take to end budget impasseitems. "The governor doesn't understand what stirs the economy. If he did we w
Optimistic Rauner mum on what it will take to end budget impasse
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
items. "The governor doesn't understand what stirs the economy. If he did we would have had a budget long ago," said Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie. "The problem isn't the numbers on the budget. They can sit there crunching budget numbers all day long,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Governor Rauner commemorates National Small Business Weekcomp costs limit small business. He also says a proposed graduated income tax w
Governor Rauner commemorates National Small Business Week
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 21 days ago
comp costs limit small business. He also says a proposed graduated income tax won't help them. State Representative Lou Lang begs to differ with Governor Rauner. Lang says if he and other lawmakers hope to change the Illinois tax code with a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
It's time for Illinois to graduate to a progressive income taxreferendum deadline at the end of next week. Even though a companion "fair tax
It's time for Illinois to graduate to a progressive income tax
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
referendum deadline at the end of next week. Even though a companion "fair tax" bill by Deputy House Majority Leader Lou Lang, D-Skokie, is aimed only at the very well-to-do — a higher, 8.75 percent rate would kick in for individuals only on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hastert's state lawmaker pension checks continue, for nowallow people of different incomes to be taxed at different rates. Now, individu
Hastert's state lawmaker pension checks continue, for now
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
allow people of different incomes to be taxed at different rates. Now, individuals pay a flat 3.75 percent. State Rep. Lou Lang, a Skokie Democrat, says he hopes there will be a vote. It could be tough because at least one Democrat, state Rep.... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Numbers war breaks out over Illinois graduated income taxlawmakers ought to take some care before enacting anything. At issue, as previ
Numbers war breaks out over Illinois graduated income tax
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 27 days ago
lawmakers ought to take some care before enacting anything. At issue, as previously reported, is a pending bill by Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, to revamp the state's current 3.75 percent individual income tax. The rate in the lowest bracket would go... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
What’s up next for Springfield?Deputy Democratic leader of the House, state Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie speak abou
What’s up next for Springfield?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 29 days ago
Deputy Democratic leader of the House, state Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie speak about his proposal for a graduated income tax and what comes next in the high-stakes budget battle in Springfield. Visit wgnplus.com for blogs, podcasts and more!... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Showemergency stop-gap short-term funding rescue for higher education. Last, Deput
The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 30 days ago
emergency stop-gap short-term funding rescue for higher education. Last, Deputy Democratic leader of the House, state Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie, about his proposal for a graduated income tax and what comes next in the high-stakes budget battle in... Read more
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Northwest Herald
State Rep. Jack Franks opposition to graduated income tax could kill billso separate legislation would be required to set the tax rates if the amendment
State Rep. Jack Franks opposition to graduated income tax could kill bill
Northwest Herald / Posted 1 months ago
so separate legislation would be required to set the tax rates if the amendment was approved. Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang is sponsor of the current graduated tax proposal. Under Lang’s proposal, Illinoisans with $100,000 or less in... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rep. Franks opposes graduated income taxso separate legislation would be required to set the tax rates if the amendment
Rep. Franks opposes graduated income tax
Northwest Herald / Posted 1 months ago
so separate legislation would be required to set the tax rates if the amendment was approved. Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang is sponsor of the current graduated tax proposal. Under Lang’s proposal, Illinoisans with $100,000 or less in... Read more

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