The Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago has consistently focused on the State’s serious financial issues and the need to develop a comprehensive plan to solve them and change the negative narrative about Illinois. Our statement and policy position outline why the Civic Committee is opposed to the proposed referendum to permit a graduated income tax.
The Civic Committee works with business leaders, public officials, and other civic and community organizations on game-changing initiatives to promote the social and economic well-being of our region.
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