SPRINGFIELD – I opened my credit card bill last month and gasped.
There were $3,570 in charges I did not recognize.
And each charge was for something from Apple computer’s iTunes division.
I asked my wife, Joan, and she said, “It wasn’t me.”
Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) along with State Reps. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville), Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City), Chris Miller (R-Oakland), Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) and Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) announced today their intention to oppose the Governor’s proposed $41.5 billion transportation plan...Read more
State Representative Allen Skillicorn received the 2018 Award for Conservative Excellence from the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) for the Top Illinois Conservative score, tied with stalwart conservatives Representatives Jeanne Ives and Tom Morrison...Read more
“66th District: Republican Allen Skillicorn has an important characteristic that makes him Springfield-ready: He led a movement to freeze the tax levy in East Dundee, where he is a trustee. He understands the urgency to enact policy changes that make Illinois friendlier for businesses and residents. He faces Nancy Zettler, D-Algonquin, an attorney who says she’s running to represent the middle class and end “corporate welfare.” Maybe she doesn’t realize most of the corporate giveaways during the last decade in this state were handed out by Democrats, not by Gov. Bruce Rauner. Skillicorn is endorsed.”Read more
Chicago is struggling to rid itself of vacant bank-owned homes.
The number of these ill-kept structures brought on by the housing crisis has spiked more than 90 percent over a year ago, according to a new report from Attom Data Solutions.
By Carol Ostrow
Allen Skillicorn, the candidate for state representative in House District 66, spoke out recently regarding the urgency of creating a balanced budget, citing Illinois’ own laws as the bottom line...Read more
66th District: Our first question to the four candidates running for this House seat: Anyone play guitar? Because someone might have to fill in for retiring Rep. Mike Tryon, R-Crystal Lake, member of the Boat Drink Caucus, a band made up of several lawmakers. Tryon announced last year he would not seek another term. Four Republicans are vying to replace him: Lakewood trustee Paul Serwatka, West Dundee trustee Dan Wilbrandt, East Dundee trustee Allen Skillicorn and McHenry County Board member Carolyn Schofield of Crystal Lake.
Published at Illinois Review
11 percent of all income in Illinois went toward state and local taxes (in FY 2012), according to the annual State-Local Tax Burden Rankings released this morning by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation.
The report highlights the state-local tax burden on taxpayers in each of the 50 states, details how much residents pay to their state and other states, and illustrates tax burden trends over time and within each state.