2nd gas tax in IL for 2023 to 45.4 cents per gallon. The tax was 19 cents before Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Illinois already imposed the fourth-highest motor fuel taxes in the nation.


IL Auto Insurance rate increases with major carriers an average of 18% to 20% in 2022/2023.

Texting and driving, legalizing marijuana and giving illegals permanent Driver’s Licenses cause an increase in accidents in IL and massive rate increases with auto insurance policies.  Don’t let them tell you it is just the cost of parts to repair cars and trucks. READ MORE HERE 

Governor Pritzker signs 561 bills in first year from the Democratic Controlled IL State Legislature -


Governor Pritzker concluded acting on the 567 bills (347 House Bills/220 Senate Bills) forwarded to him from the 2023 Spring Legislative Session. The Governor signed 561 bills into law, amendatorily vetoed 3 bills, and vetoed 3 bills. The General Assembly will have the ability to address those vetoes (should they wish) during the upcoming Fall Veto Session scheduled for October 24-26 and November 7 – 9.

Legislative Democrats formed the Sustainable Fuels Caucus to address domestic energy supply needs, offer policy solutions to air and environmental quality issues and explore alternative energies. Members of the new caucus include Representatives Terra Cost Howard, Eva Dina Delgado, Dave Vella, Ann Williams and Dagmara Avelar and Senator Patrick Joyce.

Cook County Tax Resources:

Cook County Treasurer Reports - CLICK HERE

The headache of appealing Cook County property tax assessments -

The Barrington Hills Observer - 

Cook County property taxes rise most in suburbs (August 9, 2023) 

Illinoisans now pay 2nd highest gas taxes in the nation (August 9, 2023)