Tuesday, January 31, 2012

How our dues are being used. « Fred Klonsky

How our dues are being used. « Fred Klonsky:

How our dues are being used.

In preparation for the IEA RA in March, local Regions held budget hearings last night. The meeting I was at had three Regions present.

The news I got was this:

The IEA leadership says they will be launching a legislative campaign to do away with the existing regressive flat tax in Illinois and replace it with a progressive income tax.

The IEA Budget Committee is proposing a five dollar dues increase, and is taking the membership’s temperature about increasing the media budget in order to respond to the pension situation and any legislative attempts to go