10/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dan Hynes Enters Gubernatorial Race With 'Progressive' Tax Hike Plan For Wealthy

The Democratic primary race for governor got off to a fiery start today, as Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes formally announced his candidacy with a proposal to change the state's income tax from a flat 3 percent to a "progressive" tax that would top out at 7.5 percent for millionaires.

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