WIUM Tristates Public Radio

Fair Tax Amendment

Backers of a graduated income tax constitutional amendment conceded defeat Wednesday for Gov. JB Pritzker’s marquee policy proposal that was projected to bring in more than $3 billion annually to state coffers.

If you're still processing the results from Election Night, you're not alone. Tim Shelley recently spoke with Bradley University political science professor Megan Remmel to break down what happened in some of the biggest races in Central Illinois.

The campaign over Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposal to impose a graduated income tax has focused mainly on who would pay higher taxes. But perhaps just as important is the question of how that money would be used.