DuPage mayors visit Springfield to oppose revenue cut

  • Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully wears a button showing how many people he represents as DuPage County officials lobbied lawmakers Wednesday.

      Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully wears a button showing how many people he represents as DuPage County officials lobbied lawmakers Wednesday. Mike Riopell | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 5/13/2015 11:44 PM

About 40 DuPage County mayors and local trustees descended on Springfield Wednesday to lobby lawmakers on the wide range of issues they say could have a big impact back home. The visit came a day after Illinois House Democrats started moving a proposal to freeze how much local governments can ask for in property taxes.

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