Rockford-Despite some politicians asking Rauner to raise taxes instead of proposing budget cuts, the governor says that's not happening.
Without sales tax money, Stepehnson County schools could be in trouble
"A Better Illinois" wants a graduated tax system, but doesn't offer a plan. Meanwhile, Illinois census data says a similiar system could increase taxes by 18 percent despite theories that it would lower rates for lower income homes.
Rockford is the largest city in Illinois without home rule
Tax day looms and for those who are scrambling to file, there's still another option.