Suburban lawmakers endure wrath to support budget with income tax hike
Updated 7/6/2017 11:02 PM
A divided Illinois House delivered a long-absent budget and a 32 percent income tax increase Thursday with some suburban Republicans risking their seats to rebuff Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto.
Which lawmakers bucked party or flipped on tax hikeOn Sunday, 15 House Republicans voted to increase the personal income tax rate. Eleven of those voted Thursday to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of the measure. Some Democrats went against their party and voted against it.
Suburban Republicans voting yes: Steve Andersson, R-Geneva; Mike Fortner, R-West Chicago; David Harris, R-Arlington Heights.
Suburban Democrats voting no: Martin Moylan, D-Des Plaines; Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg; Sam Yingling, D-Round Lake Beach.
The switches were offset by three Democrats who changed their votes: Reps. Sue Scherer, of Decatur; Rita Mayfield, of Waukegan; and Natalie Manley, of Joliet.
-- See the full list at chicago.suntimes.com.
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