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    • House Democrats propose graduated income tax plan - Chicago Sun-Times April 16, 2016
      Chicago Sun-TimesHouse Democrats propose graduated income tax planChicago Sun-TimesLou Lang, D-Skokie, filed Friday — which will only work if Illinois voters approve a constitutional amendment to reform the tax code — most married taxpayers would pay 3.5 percent for income of $200,000 or less; 3.75 percent on income between $200 ...Is it time for a graduated […]
    • Skokie Democrat blames 'long arm' of governor for undermining graduated income tax - Peoria Journal Star May 5, 2016
      Skokie Democrat blames 'long arm' of governor for undermining graduated income taxPeoria Journal StarLou Lang, D-Skokie, who had a companion bill setting out the rates that would be charged under a graduated income tax, blamed Gov. Bruce Rauner, who opposes a graduated income tax. “The constitutional amendment had enough votes a day or two ago,” .. […]
    • Graduated tax amendment won't be on November ballot - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier May 5, 2016
      Chicago Sun-TimesGraduated tax amendment won't be on November ballotJournal Gazette and Times-CourierLou Lang, D-Skokie. “The long arm of Bruce Rauner reached into the House Republican caucus and simply took people off their positions.” Lang sponsored a companion bill to the constitutional amendment that would have cut taxes for more than 99 percent ... […]
    • Rep. Lang Calls On Sen. Kirk To Act - FOX Illinois May 3, 2016
      FOX IllinoisRep. Lang Calls On Sen. Kirk To ActFOX IllinoisWASHINGTON, DC (WRSP) — State Representative Lou Lang is sending a message to Illinois Senator Mark Kirk. In a press conference Monday, Lang says Kirk is not doing his job when it comes to confirming President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, ...and more »
    • McCarter is ready for a gala night of music and celebration - Packet Online May 5, 2016
      Packet OnlineMcCarter is ready for a gala night of music and celebrationPacket OnlineIt's also a busy time for Mr. Lang. On May 3, he'll perform a concert at Lincoln Center that will feature Rufus Wainwright, Suzanne Vega and others. The concert will feature Gershwin's “Rhapsody in Blue,” and music by Leonard Bernstein, Alicia Keys and ...and […]
    • RIP day in Springfield as reform plans face tests and politics - Crain's Chicago Business (blog) May 4, 2016
      Crain's Chicago Business (blog)RIP day in Springfield as reform plans face tests and politicsCrain's Chicago Business (blog)Then there's Rep. Lou Lang's (D-Skokie) plan to implement a graduated income tax, assuming voters authorized one in a referendum in November. The Lang bill would lower the individual tax rate from 3.75 percent to 3.5 […]
    • More tired than wired case file #60: Blues Brothers 2000 - A.V. Club (blog) May 5, 2016
      A.V. Club (blog)More tired than wired case file #60: Blues Brothers 2000A.V. Club (blog)But before Aykroyd can meet the son of a man who was like a father to him, he is inexplicably paired with a wisecracking moppet with a Chicago accent as thick as a slice of Lou Malnati's deep dish, played by J. Evan Bonifant, in the role that launched ...and more »
    • Department of Revenue projection slammed as “absurd” - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog) May 4, 2016
      Department of Revenue projection slammed as “absurd”The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)Wednesday, May 4, 2016. * From the Illinois Department of Revenue's analysis of HB 689, Rep. Lou Lang's graduated income tax bill… Dynamic analysis: For this part of the fiscal policy scoring we used the Regional Economic Models Inc. software (REMI).and more »
    • Bill to change Illinois Constitution to allow progressive income tax dies in state House - Northwest Herald May 4, 2016
      Northwest HeraldBill to change Illinois Constitution to allow progressive income tax dies in state HouseNorthwest HeraldAttempts to ask voters in November to change the Illinois Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax died Wednesday in the state House. The legislation by state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, sought to create tiers of income tax rates based […]
    • Lincoln Center Out Of Doors 2016 Lineup Announced, Includes Patti Smith & A Lou Reed Celebration - Gothamist May 4, 2016
      Lincoln Center Out Of Doors 2016 Lineup Announced, Includes Patti Smith & A Lou Reed CelebrationGothamist... on August 13th, the premiere of David Lang's "the public domain," a co-presentation from the Mostly Mozart Festival, which is "a site-specific work performed by a chorus of up to 1,000 volunteer amateur and professional singers […]
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With Illinois Gaming Bill Veto, Rep. Lou Lang Questions Gov. Pat Quinn’s “Jobs Governor” Claim

(Chicago) — Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) criticizes Gov. Pat Quinn‘s veto of Illinois gaming expansion legislation, which Lang sponsored, saying the move threatens saving or creating 90,000 jobs.

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