Chicago Tribune Editorial: For the Illinois House. Mazzochi, Breen, Curtis, Wheeler, Edly-Allen, McLaughlin, Morrison, Kegarise, Yost, Walsh

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Republican Dan Yost is a village trustee in Antioch, where nearby Wisconsin beckons with the lure of lower taxes. “Families can save thousands of dollars on their taxes by moving north,” Yost says. His district is on the front lines, literally, of the exodus of people and jobs out of Illinois. It’s also Exhibit A when it comes to the need for real, lasting pension reform that can stabilize Illinois’ precarious fiscal outlook and pave the way for property taxes that don’t drive Illinoisans out of the state. Yost, who is challenging incumbent Democrat Joyce Mason of Gurnee, is endorsed.

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