Cut Legislator Perks
Dwight Kay cut his own pay 10 percent and refused the lavish pension lawmakers receive.
Dwight Kay opposes and all tax increases, which includes opposing any retirement tax.
Dwight Kay has introduced legislation to cut property taxes for Metro East homeowners, including seniors. He opposed the harmful cost shift legislation that would have shifted pension costs to local school districts resulting in higher property taxes.
Jobs and the Economy
Dwight Kay has a 7-point plan to create jobs and revive Illinois’ economy. The plan includes stopping tax increases, reforming workers’ comp, and cutting job-killing regulations. Dwight Kay’s jobs plan earned him the endorsement of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Businesses.
Dwight Kay initiated the audit which uncovered Governor Quinn’s $117 million Chicago political slush fund. He will continue to audit state government to ensure that taxpayer dollars are not being wasted and abused by career politicians.
Dwight Kay introduced legislation to place term limits on career politicians because they have bankrupted Illinois.
Local School Funding
Upstate politicians keep bailing out failing Chicago schools while passing the tax bill on to Downstate. Dwight Kay is endorsed by the largest teacher organization in Illinois because he supports fully funding education to make sure Metro East schools get the funding they deserve.
Fairmount Park Racetrack
When Chicago politicians tried to hurt Fairmount Park by excluding it from this spring’s gaming bill, Dwight Kay stood up for Fairmount so it would stay open and keep jobs in the Metro East. Dwight Kay will continue protecting Fairmount Park and the jobs it provides to families in the Metro East.