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Meet Tax Hike Mike

Meet Tax Hike Mike

The final straw was when Illinois raised its income taxes. That did it for me.”
Gayle Frerichs | Frerichs Trucking
Quoted in Champaign News-Gazette, August 8, 2012

  • January ’11: Sen. Mike Frerichs (D-Champaign) voted for 67% income tax hike.
  • Soon after, his own cousin’s trucking business fled to Covington, Indiana.

Today, Sen. Mike Frerichs is running for re-election on the Next Income Tax Hike

Why did Gayle Frerichs move the business to Indiana?

Springfield is so non-business-friendly,” said Gayle Frerichs. Citing high workers compensation costs, taxes, healthcare, fees, and license plate costs, Frerichs will save $90,000- $100,000 every year for his 20 person company.
Source: Champaign News-Gazette

All these “taxes” are crushing Illinois job creation. In Frerichs’ district alone, the June employment rate is 10.5% in Vermillion County and 9.1% in Champaign County.

The 7,000 units of Illinois government already spend $100 billion in taxes.

Here’s the bad news: if Frerichs is re-elected, he may well spearhead the next income tax hike. If you’re a productive, hard-working family, business, taxpayer, or senior, you’re stuck with the bill.

Help us fight the Tax Hike Mike Frerichs and the Tax Hike Mike Madigan’s all across Illinois.  See our very successful track record here.  Please contribute, here.

For the Good of Illinois PAC.

Adam Andrzejewski
For The Good of Illinois PAC | Chairman

PS.  Join us on for breakfast on Sept. 12th in Champaign at the Hilton Garden Inn as we kick off our “Defeat Tax Hike Mike” Campaign.  We’ve reserved a room for hundreds.  Reserve your seat please reply to this email.

September 12th is also the one year anniversary of “Open the Books”- the pay and pensions of virtually all Illinois government employees posted online at openthebooks.com.

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