The Democrat in charge of the first vote that could raise Illinois' top income-tax rate to 9.75 percent said he expects Republicans to join him this week.State Rep. Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, needs to get his constitutional amendment to authorize a progressive income tax out of the Illinois House by Friday.Mitchell did not say which Republicans might vote for the $1.9 billion tax hike. He said the plan would tax the state's “top earners.”
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