Economic Policy


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Senator Bernie Sanders has referred to the Senate Tax Bill as one of the great robberies in US history, as it allows the Republicans to loot the Treasury. The Republicans chose to take from veterans, the disabled, seniors, students, teachers, and public education to give to their real constituents, the […]

GOP Gives to the Rich and Now You Pay



The Coalition for a Better Illinois 6th organized the Peter Roskam Roasts the Middle Class protest in Downers Grove last Thursday. Hundreds of concerned citizens and taxpayers voiced their opposition to HR1, a wildly regressive tax plan that burdens the poor and the middle class while enriching the 1% and […]

Roskam Protest



What you need to know about Trump’s Tax Scam—a bill that will fundamentally change America through the loss of federal revenue that will automatically require cuts to social programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the EPA, etc, when the deficit is raised. Clearing 700K per year? If not, Trump’s Tax Scam will […]

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Tax Scam


Tax reform equals massive tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations, resulting in massive spending cuts which could affect you. Use the following links to inform yourself about the budget process and what is being touted as tax reform and to take action to make your voice heard. Click […]

Trump Tax Scam


Representative Peter Roskam of the 6th District wants to cut the programs you depend on to pay for tax breaks targeted at corporations and the top earners of the United States. Representative Roskam voted in April to repeal and replace the ACA, voting to strip millions of their health care. […]

Cut and Runaway Roskam Wants to Cut Your Benefits Again



Just as the impetus behind the secretive AHCA is to give a tax break to the wealthy, so is the planned tax reform, also being worked on in secret.  Progressives say that it is going to give tax breaks to the wealthy and the corporations.  Senator Orrin Hatch and the […]

Take action on the Ryan-Brady Tax Plan