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OPPONENTS OF A PROPOSED GAS TAX INCREASE ARE RALLYING AT THE CAPITOL.

 

A FEW REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS AND ADVOCACY GROUPS ARE FIGHTING AGAINST THE IDEA…URGING THE PUBLIC TO VOICE THEIR CONCERNS. REPRESENTATIVE JEANNE IVES OF WHEATON SAYS TAXPAYERS CAN’T TAKE ANY MORE INCREASES.

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE ALLEN SKILLICORN OF EAST DUNDEE JOINED THE CROWD.

 

 

SUPPORTERS SAYS THE HIKE IS NEEDED TO PAY FOR ROAD REPAIRS AND CONSTRUCTION. NO SPECIFIC LEGISLATION HAS BEEN INTRODUCED YET BUT THE MAYOR OF CHICAGO HAS SUGGESTED AN INCREASE OF 20 TO 30 CENTS PER GALLON.

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