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Liquor Tax

Your Margarita Could Get A Lot Cheaper, Thanks To A Proposed Liquor Tax Bill

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.28.2015 | Taste

Tired of paying $14 for just one lousy cocktail? Then you might like the bill that Representatives Todd Young (R-Ind.) and John Yarmuth (D-Ken.) i...

Looking for Revenue? Tax Booze

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

The tax on alcohol should be based on a percentage of the price at which the product is sold, not on a fixed fee that lags behind rising prices. In this way, those who insist on gulping it down will contribute more to cutting the deficit.

Quinn's Massive, Video Poker-Funded Stimulus Upheld In Court

Posted 09.10.2011 | Chicago

A controversial construction spending law, dubbed "Illinois Jobs Now!" by Governor Pat Quinn, received a much-needed shot in the arm Monday as the sta...