Selling a hike in the state income tax is no easy task for newly installed Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. But Quinn is going all around the state to make his pitch that a hike also means reform. Republicans have risen up to argue otherwise. And this issue amid a state and federal budget crisis of monumental propoortions could easily sink Quinn's prospects for remaining governor after 2010.
Gov. Quinn Live at 7 p.m. on WTTW's Chicago Tonight
By Carol Marin
Updated at 4:00 PM CDT on Monday, Mar 23, 2009