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From Prairie State Wire
House Speaker Michael Madigan used his absolute power over the legislative process to move legislation to the floor on Friday that exchanges Illinois’ constitutionally mandated flat income tax with a progressive tax.
Chicago's taxi cab cartel donated $180,750 to 61 state legislators in 2014-15, including State Reps. Michael Zalewski (D-Riverside), Silviana Tabares (D-Lyons) and Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Cicero), encouraging them to help preserve their traditional monopoly by banning ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft in Illinois.
Three years ago this week, State Reps. Michael Zalewski (D-Riverside) and Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) were plotting to override a veto of their bill that would have regulated Uber and Lyft out of existence in Illinois.