How would you like a property tax bill of just $150?
â€”Rod Blagojevich, kicking off his tax increase campaignHow would you like to be governor and have your property assessment rise only 1 percent while everyone else around you is slapped with a 37 percent increase?
â€”What his oppponents ought to counter with
Rod opened his campaign for the largest tax increase in Illinois history (video) with a sharp poke at corporations that he says get tax breaks. Kind of audacious, I'd say, considering his own property assessment break, which will save him $11,826 over three years compared to his neighbors.
In case you forgot about the issue in the fog of the last campaign, here are my posts on it.