Weekend Watch: Illinois graduated income tax plan

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Our Weekend Watch shines a spotlight on government activity.

Governor JB Pritzker signed into law the state budget and legislation that could lead to a graduated income tax in Illinois earlier this month.

While critiquing the plan, Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady claimed that after the last income tax increase the state saw a massive exodus of middle income families.

Many question are asking if that statement is true.

Kiannah Sepeda-Miller with Better Government Association stopped by ABC7 to answer that question.

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