Illinois Bill Would Mandate Presidential Candidates Release Tax Returns

SPRINGFIELD, ILL (AP) The Democratic-controlled Illinois Senate has narrowly endorsed a plan requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns. The proposal would mandate that presidential candidates release five years’ worth of tax returns to appear on the general election ballot in Illinois. Democratic senator and gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss of Evanston is sponsor of…

Tax Day Protests Held in St. Louis, Nationwide

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands of chanting, sign-carrying protesters took to the streets in cities across the nation Saturday, demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, so Americans can scrutinize his business ties and potential conflicts of interest. A group in St. Louis at the IRS office building downtown joined the nationwide demonstrations. Violent…