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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…

Holocaust Remembrance Speech

Friends, I had the honor of speaking today at Springfield’s Yom HaShoah service, in remembrance of those who fell during the Holocaust. I would like to thank the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF). Considering how much antisemitism and hate seems to be bubbling up recently, I thought it was important to share the…

Crain’s Chicago Business: State lawmakers look for a Trump tax cap workaround

Link to article HERE April 11th, 2018 Greg Hinz State lawmakers are nearing a key test on whether Illinois will follow the lead of California, New York and other states and enact legislation designed to let Illinois taxpayers avoid a new cap on deducting state and local taxes on their federal income tax return. Awaiting…
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2018 SPRINGFIELD UPDATE: A Discussion with Illinois State Senator Julie Morrison

2018 SPRINGFIELD UPDATE: A Discussion with Illinois State Senator Julie Morrison and State Representative Jonathan Carroll Tuesday, January 9 at 10 am YMCA Lobby – FREE and open to the public Come and get a Springfield Update from our local Illinois Senator and Representative. Meet Illinois’ 29th District Senator Julie Morrison and new 57th District Representative Jonathan…
Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?

Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?

Featured article “Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?” via DailyHerald.com by Kerry Lester State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton says the state Republican party, criticized in recent months for its internal squabbles, is banding together in opposition to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner’s approval of an abortion funding measure last month. “Certainly, the…
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Special Ed Teacher Replaces Resigned Rep Elaine Nekritz

Succeeding Nekritz as 57th District state rep, Northbrook resident and small business owner Jonathan Carroll took office this month. Featured article via Patch.com by Jonah Meadows “NORTHBROOK, IL — Northbrook resident and business owner Jonathan Carroll was selected by local officials and sworn in as state representative earlier this month, succeeding retiring Rep. Elaine Nekritz. He…
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Jonathan Carroll Sworn In As 57th District State Rep.

Featured article by Tom Robb on October 04, 2017 Northbrook resident Jonathan Carroll was sworn in last night as the replacement for State Rep. Elaine Nekritz (D-57th), who served her last day as a state legislator after 15 years in the legislature Monday. Nekritz announced she would not run for re-election in June, saying she…
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