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Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

Proposed State Parking Tax Targets Chicago, Unreasonably Burdens Workers

| May 24, 2019

Write your State Representative and Senator, Demand they Oppose a State Parking Tax Last week, Governor Pritzker released his “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan which proposes a 6-9% state parking tax be added on top of Chicago and Cook County’s already high parking tax rates in order to finance improvements to Illinois’ infrastructure.   The addition of […]

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Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate

Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate

| May 22, 2019

Confiscatory parking tax targets City and unreasonably burdens Chicago workers and businesses CHICAGO, May 22, 2019 –  The “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6% tax on daily and hourly garage parking, as well as a whopping 9% tax on monthly and annual garage parking be added on […]

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Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s Positivity at Lightfoot Inauguration Shines on Tribune Cover, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Congratulates Mayor Lightfoot

Local 727 Member Rashonda Hudson’s Positivity at Lightfoot Inauguration Shines on Tribune Cover, Secretary-Treasurer Coli Congratulates Mayor Lightfoot

| May 21, 2019

Longtime Teamsters Local 727 member Rashonda Hudson was featured on the cover of this morning’s Chicago Tribune after attending Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s inauguration yesterday. Hudson was quoted as saying, “I want it to be known that [Lori Lightfoot] supports the labor movement and the women out here working to support our families… She will make […]

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PHOTOS: At March Meeting, Local 727 Members Enthusiastically Applaud Endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

PHOTOS: At March Meeting, Local 727 Members Enthusiastically Applaud Endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

| April 1, 2019

  During yesterday’s March general membership meeting, Teamsters Local 727 members enthusiastically applauded Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr.’s announcement of the Union’s endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for Mayor of the City of Chicago. “Lori Lightfoot understands the struggles facing Local 727 members,” said Secretary-Treasurer Coli.  “She is the mayor our city needs.” Secretary-Treasurer Coli recently stressed […]

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Local 727 Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

Local 727 Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

| March 28, 2019

The Teamsters Local 727 Executive Board is proud to announce the Union’s endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for Mayor of the City of Chicago. “The next Mayor of Chicago will have a tremendous impact, not just on the Windy City, but on the lives of our members.  As an experienced public servant, advocate for reform, and […]

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