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Senate bill would double Illinois state gas tax

Senate bill would double Illinois state gas tax

A bill that would double the gas tax imposed at the state level would drive up Illinoisans’ overall gas burden to second-highest in the nation – while hiking a truckload of other vehicle costs including higher license plate fees.

By Vincent Caruso

Jesse Boyle

Jesse Boyle

“Uncertainty is a business’ worst enemy, whether you’re a Fortune 500 company or a small business. “It comes down to whether our policy leaders in Illinois have the political will to stop raising costs. It doesn’t appear that they do. And it’s not sustainable for a smaller business. It just isn’t. “I know the first...