ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, and state Sen. Ann Gillespie, D-Arlington Heights, will host a town hall on the Fair Tax plan recently passed by the General Assembly on Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Arlington Heights School District 25 Administration Building, located at 1200 S. Dunton Ave. in Arlington Heights.
“A Fair Tax system has been an integral part of our plans to pay down our debts, invest in education and critical social services, and create an economy in Illinois that works for everyone,” Walker said. “Now that spring session is over, Sen. Gillspie and I want to ensure our residents are informed about a graduated income tax system and how it can impact their lives as well as the state’s fiscal stability.”
Walker and Gillespie will be joined by Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability – a bipartisan think tank working across ideological lines to promote social and economic justice. Martire will present on the Fair Tax plan and its potential impacts on the state’s economy and fiscal health. After his presentation, attendees will be able to ask Walker, Gillespie and Martire questions and voice their opinions on the Fair Tax plan.