Rep. Roth opposes Olympic Medal Tax
“It is ridiculous that our Olympic champions will be hit with huge tax bills when they return from proudly representing the USA in the London Games. I am calling on my fellow legislators to help me pass legislation exempting Olympic honorariums and medals from the state income tax.”
Reaction to Governor's Budget Address
"Under Governor Quinn’s proposal spending is going up – not down. When the Governor talks about rolling back spending to 2008 levels, that sounds on the surface like real belt tightening and responsible spending cuts. Yet what the Governor fails to mention is that his actual proposed budget would in fact spend a whopping $3.5 Billion
than those 2008 levels. To state the obvious, this is a plan we cannot afford.” more
Business and Tax Package Passage
State Rep. Pam Roth (R-Morris) released the attached statement today on final House passage of a comprehensive tax package containing various incentives and tax relief for employers of all sizes in the form of Senate Bill 397.
Roth, a professional accountant, former small business owner and the only certified public accountant (CPA) serving in the Illinois House, voted in favor of the tax package Monday...
Local students kick off stock market challenge
The Coal City team is being sponsored by State Rep. Pam Roth (R-Morris) for the 2011 Illinois Capitol Challenge, a special competition of the Stock Market Game (SMG) program offered by Econ Illinois.
“I am very impressed by the knowledge and work put in by this exceptional group of students,” Rep. Roth said Wednesday after visiting the classroom to meet with the students and their teacher, Mr. Jim Hitchcock...