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Illinois’ sesame labeling law likely to pull nation’s food producers into the requirement

Story originally published for The Center Square on August 1st, 2019, by author Cole Lauterbach. Link to original article may be found HERE Illinois’ newest law is likely to have a nationwide effect on food warning labels across the country, according to an industry expert. The law enacted late last month requires any packaged retail product sold…

Tax Relief

Hello friends, this is Jonathan Carroll, State Representative to Illinois’ 57th District. Thank you for visiting my blog. In my latest email update, sent earlier today, I promised you a further explanation of my recent State and Local Tax Deduction bill, House Bill 4237. This legislation is quickly gaining bipartisan support, with both Republicans and…

Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Filled with Prayer, Solidarity

Link to original article here You can hear an excerpt of Representative Carroll’s speech if you follow the link. By SAM DUNKLAU Originally published on April 12, 2018 4:12 pm The annual statewide Holocaust Remembrance service was held in Springfield on Thursday. Each year, the scores of Jews and political targets killed by the Nazis…

March for Our Lives Panel

Thanks for visiting my blog, I’m State Representative Jonathan Carroll of Illinois’ 57th District. For those who were not able to catch it, I was invited to take part in a panel discussion on ABC 7’s Windy City Live yesterday afternoon. Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini hosted the town hall style discussion, but the audience…

EXPLAINER – More U.S. states eye donations to evade Trump tax changers – Reuters News

24-Jan-2018 04:12:50 PM By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Legislation that first surfaced in California to give taxpayers a way to avoid the new cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions by making charitable donations has popped up in four more states so far, with others reviewing alternative methods. Changes to the U.S. tax…
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