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May 16, 2018

Morrison talks tax deductions, redistricting at town hall

Legislation that would allow Illinois taxpayers to deduct more of their state and local taxes on their federal income returns is working its way through the State Senate after it cruised through the Illinois House of Representatives April 18. The State and Local Tax Deduction Act was one of several issues state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) discussed with constituents during …

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April 21, 2018

Senate introduces bills to fast-track bump stock ban

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — Bump stocks are back up for debate in the General Assembly after the original bill hit a road block. House Bill 1467, which would ban bump stocks and trigger cranks, already passed both chambers. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, isn’t happy about an amendment made in the Senate. Moylan said the changes water …

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