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CAPITOL BRIEFS: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 CAPITOL BRIEFS: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019

CAPITOL BRIEFS: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019

A bill that would slash local property taxes by 10 percent over the next two years has been introduced in the Illinois House. State Rep. David McSweeney (R- Barrington Hills) introduced that legislation Monday. After a two-year phase-in, it would permanently cap local taxes at that lower level unless local voters approve a tax increase in a referendum.

Leaked Pritzker memo details minimum wage increase Leaked Pritzker memo details minimum wage increase

Leaked Pritzker memo details minimum wage increase

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker eyes the passage of a minimum wage hike prior to his Feb. 20 budget address, unofficial details have emerged about the proposed timeline of the increase and its direct costs to the state.

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