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House Democrat calls proposed $1 cigarette tax hike ‘unreasonable’ House Democrat calls proposed $1 cigarette tax hike ‘unreasonable’

House Democrat calls proposed $1 cigarette tax hike ‘unreasonable’

A Democratic state lawmaker called Senate President John Cullerton’s proposal to raise Illinois’ usage tax on tobacco products “too unreasonable” at a time when the General Assembly is considering a slew of other tax hikes. Rep. Thaddeus Jones, from Calumet City, said the plan would turn Illinois into a “job creator” for surrounding states. 

House GOP releases one-page ‘budget’ proposal House GOP releases one-page ‘budget’ proposal

House GOP releases one-page ‘budget’ proposal

Illinois House Republicans called a news conference Thursday to unveil a “fiscal year 2020 balanced budget proposal” in the form of a one-page document detailing $2.6 billion more in revenue than House working groups had previously planned for.  “The important part here is we're not presenting a plan and saying ‘take it or leave it,’” Deputy...
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