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Rahm's 2014 Budget Approved Almost Intact By City Council

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's $7 billion fiscal 2014 budget sailed through the city council on Tuesday relatively unchang...

This City Will Soon Have The Priciest Cigarettes In The Country

Posted 11.26.2013 | Chicago

Taxes on cigarettes are rising yet again in Chicago with a 50-cent increase that makes smokes in the Windy City the most highly-taxed in the country. ...

Rahm Proposes Several Tax Hikes To Battle City's Budget Deficit

Posted 10.23.2013 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday presented his 2014 city budget, a proposal that relies on lofty revenue projections from the newly-installed s...

Report: Rahm Plans To Increase City Cable Tax, Raise Other Fees

Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago

With one more day to go before Rahm Emanuel unveils his 2014 budget proposal, more reports are emerging about how the Chicago mayor will tackle the ci...

Report: Rahm To Propose Increasing City Cigarette Tax

Posted 10.20.2013 | Chicago

Though Mayor Rahm Emanuel previously announced he'll be holding the line on property, sales and gasoline taxes in Chicago as he looks to balance the c...

Cops Seize 5,000 Packs Of Cigarettes Stashed Behind Fake Wall

Posted 03.01.2013 | Chicago

A day before cigarette taxes in Cook County would rise to the second-highest in the nation, sheriff's police made a stunning bust of nearly 5,000 blac...

Taxes On Cigarettes In Chicago Hit $6.67 A Pack As Of Friday

Posted 02.28.2013 | Chicago

For smokers fuming over the high price of cigarettes, buying a pack in Cook County will get even more expensive beginning Friday. The start of the...

Study: Chicagoans Crossing County, State Lines To Avoid Steep Cigarette Tax

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A cigarette tax increase is one source of revenue that legislators often see as win-win: either people will choose to keep smoking and pay an extra pr...