Bos says he will 'fight this false narrative' that Pritzker's proposed progressive tax will help Illinois

Chris Bos is sounding the alarm about the progressive tax Gov. J.B. Pritzker has thrown his full support behind as a replacement for the state’s current flat tax system.

“Voters need to be informed about the reality of what this tax will mean,” Bos (R-Lake Zurich), who is running against incumbent Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville) in the 51st District, told the Lake County Gazette. “I’ll continue to do all I can to fight this false narrative that this will move this state forward. Nothing could be further from the truth and every state where it’s been enacted has been decimated by it.”

Bos directly signals out Edly-Allen as not standing by her word. “Instead of standing up for taxpayers, now she’s saying yes to this tax,” he said. ...


"If it passes it gives Springfield a blank check going forward and the right to act on it anytime they want to.” - Chris Bos


By Glenn Minnis. Read the full article here.

Originally posted on March 15, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.