Tax Reform Crowd Gathers At ISU to Protest Republican Tax Bill By Nate Head • Dec 6, 2017 Carleigh Gray / WGLT The debate over the tax overhaul on Capitol Hill has made its way to Normal, as dozens of protesters gathered on the Illinois State campus Wednesday afternoon to voice their frustrations. Tax Bill Could Kill Key Financing Tool For Bloomington-Normal Nonprofits By Ryan Denham • Dec 4, 2017 Ryan Denham / WGLT UPDATED 1:50 p.m. | The CEO of a Bloomington retirement community says a provision in the GOP tax bill would make it harder for not-for-profits like hers to finance major construction projects. Tax Bill Passes House; LaHood and Davis Vote Yes By Ryan Denham & AP • Nov 16, 2017 Jacquelyn Martin / AP The House on Thursday passed a sweeping Republican tax bill cutting taxes for corporations and many people, putting GOP leaders closer to delivering to President Donald Trump a crucial legislative achievement after nearly a year of failures. Illinois Grad Students Worry Over Tax Reform Changes By Ryan Denham & Mark Shultz • Nov 15, 2017 David Mercer / AP Graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are worried that the Republican tax reform plan could make their education more expensive. Endowment Tax Proposal Worries Illinois Wesleyan University President By Ryan Denham & Charlie Schlenker • Nov 10, 2017 Cristian Jaramillo / WGLT Illinois Wesleyan University’s president said Thursday that a plan to tax college endowments as part of a larger tax overhaul would unfairly harm private schools and make them less affordable. Durbin and Duckworth: GOP Tax Bills Will Hurt Central Illinois By Ryan Denham • Nov 9, 2017 Charles Dharapak / AP Illinois’ Democratic senators on Thursday blasted dueling Republican tax reform bills, saying tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy come at the expense of middle-class taxpayers.