Quentin Fulks stands for a portrait outside the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Feb. 2, 2023, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo / Charles Krupa, file)

Anne Caprara, Pritzker’s chief of staff and former campaign manager, who hired Quentin Fulks as her 2018 deputy, described him as a “soft-spoken” but skilled operative who understands Democrats’ uneasy coalitions

A billboard in Chicago promotes voting in favor of the so-called fair tax in the November election. (WTTW News)

In the November election, Illinoisans will be asked whether or not to change the state’s income tax system to a graduated tax — but there’s still a lot of confusion about the proposal.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks with Amanda Vinicky of “Chicago Tonight” on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (WTTW News)

Supporters argue a new tax structure proposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker will even the playing field between the wealthy and everyone else. But opponents say it could drive more residents and businesses out of Illinois.