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Should Chicago have a city income tax? A columnist suggests that, plus Cullerton 'likes Illinois'

Apr 11, 2014

John Cullerton has a confession to make.

He likes Illinois.

That’s what the Senate President said in an op-ed he wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times. And, despite accusations being made that he’s too optimistic about the state, Cullerton says Illinois has made progress over the last five years even if everything is not “all rainbows and unicorns.”

Despite the optimism, Cullerton acknowledges there still is work to do, especially in the coming weeks when decisions on school funding and tax structure will take place. The tax structure Cullerton alludes to includes the state income tax, but…

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