Pritzker kicks in $51.5 million more for taxes initiative

News

CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is contributing an additional $51.5 million to a ballot initiative committee backing his constitutional amendment that would dump the state’s flat-rate income tax structure in favor of one that takes a bigger bite from the wealthy.

The contribution from the billionaire governor comes about six months after he contributed $5 million to the committee called Vote Yes for Fairness.

In November, voters will be asked whether the state constitution should be amended to allow a graduated tax structure instead of the current flat rate structure.

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.

Popular

Latest News

More News