Mayor Lori Lightfoot Proposes Property Tax Hike, Gas Tax Increase, Layoffs, Other Job Cuts To Close $1.2 Billion GapWith no financial help on the horizon from Congress or the state, the mayor said the city must rely on making "shared sacrifices" to address the economic crisis created by the pandemic.
Illinois Drivers Head Over The Border To Find Cheaper Gas On First Day Of New State Gas TaxHammond, Indiana, is one of the border communities seeing a spike at gas stations because some Illinois drivers are frustrated, fed up and willing to make the trip to save some money.
July Brings Higher Gas Taxes, Cigarette Taxes, And More To Fund Road And Bridge Repairs In IllinoisWelcome to July and the reality you’ll pay more in taxes to generate money for Rebuild Illinois, the state’s first large-scale infrastructure program in 10 years.
New State Taxes And Fees Will Add Up For Illinois, But How Much Will It Cost You?Illinois state lawmakers approved a bevy of tax and fee hikes last month to fund the state’s first infrastructure program in a decade. What is the total price for Illinois taxpayers?
Mayor Emanuel Proposes Raising Gas Tax by 20 To 30 CentsThat proposal comes from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who wants to raise the gas tax statewide to pay for transportation projects.
Oregon Testing Out Vehicle Mileage Tax The idea of the state of Illinois imposing a mileage tax on vehicles in place of the current gasoline tax was met with big opposition last week and the idea was dropped. But one state is already trying it.
Interest Group Suggests Raising Gas Tax To Improve Chicago Area RoadsWith Houston about to overtake Chicago as the third most populous city in the nation, a local planning expert has offered some bold ideas for putting the boom back in the local economy.
Will Highways Become Tollways?The federal gas tax – 18.4 cents a gallon -- hasn't gone up in 20 years, even though construction costs have. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Mayor: No Property, Sales, Or Gas Tax Hike Next YearMayor Rahm Emanuel said the city will not raise property, sales, or gasoline taxes to balance next year’s budget, but he was mum about which – if any – taxes might go up.
Reps Lipinski, Dold: Don't End Gas Tax Funding For Mass TransitA pair of Illinois congressmen reached across the aisle to fight against ending gas tax funding for public transit.
Quinn Has No Plan To Cut Gas TaxOnce again, Chicagoans are paying more for gasoline than anyplace else in the US. The average price for a gallon is now $4.35.
Gas Tax Hike May Be Coming In IndianaGas prices have been skyrocketing across the country, but for some people in Indiana, they soon could be even higher thanks to a tax hike.