McSweeney files bill to repeal Madigan tax hike

SPRINGFIELD - State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington) voted against Speaker Madigan's 32% tax hike Sunday - a Democrat-led move he's been fighting for weeks. Monday morning, he filed a repeal to the tax with the House - an attempt that will need Speaker Madigan's approval to move forward. 

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McSweeney: Illinois should cut property taxes now

Property taxes in Illinois are too high and the longer we wait to address the problem the more our property taxes will go up.

According to the Tax Foundation, only the state of New Jersey has higher property taxes. It seems Illinois and New Jersey are in a fierce battle for the title of the state with the highest property taxes in the country.

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McSweeney calls projects wasteful spending

A compromise budget plan introduced by Illinois Republicans earlier this week includes a spending bill that funds more than $169 million in capital projects in lawmakers' home districts across the state, an Illinois News Network review revealed.

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McSweeney resists GOP Floor Leader’s plan to raise taxes

GENEVA, IL - If the governor and the heads of the GOP House and Senate caucuses are softened up and ready to Illinois taxpayers under the bus with another income tax hike, there's one state rep that's determined to resist the plan: state Rep. David McSweeney (R-South Barrington):

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