Durkin Statement on Graduated Tax Amendment Passage

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin released the following statement on the passage of the graduated tax amendment (SJRCA 1) from the House Chamber:

“Today’s vote on the graduated tax amendment is another step in robbing the pockets of Illinois businesses and families. For more than 30 years, the House Democrats and Speaker Madigan have controlled the finances of our state which has resulted in Illinois having the highest overall tax burden in the entire nation. The House Republicans will continue to stand united against the majority party’s insatiable desire for higher taxes that has caused businesses and families to flee the state in droves.”