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Illinois Gas Tax

GOP Wants Gambling, Not Tax Hike, To Fund Construction Program

The Pantagraph | Kurt Erickson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Republicans sounded a familiar tune Wednesday, saying they want to pay for a statewide construction plan by expanding gambling. (via Capitol...

State Lawmaker: Raise Gas Tax Eight Cents Per Gallon

The Pantagraph | Mike Riopell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- A southern Illinois lawmaker wants motorists to pay eight cents more for every gallon of gasoline they buy to help pay for a state road...

Time For Illinois To Up The Gas Tax?

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Few politicians are heroes when it comes to taking a hard vote to raise taxes. Courage is particularly short now, with the economy staggering and many...

Study: Obama-Backed Illinois Gas Tax Holiday Actually Worked

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George Frost writes in Salon: While an Illinois state senator, Obama supported a state tax holiday very much like Clinton's proposal, but without the...