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Ill. Gov. Offers New, Hiked Taxes In $41.5B Infrastructure Plan

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 8:14 PM EDT) -- Illinois would double its gas tax and create taxes on streaming services and ride sharing, among other services, to pay for a $41.5 billion infrastructure plan the governor circulated Friday.

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker circulated a capital plan that would be the state's first in a decade. (AP) Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, briefed lawmakers on the plan, which he did not publicly release. However, various news outlets obtained it, and the Associated Press and others posted it online. The plan would spend the $41.5 billion over six years on a wide range of infrastructure improvements. It would be paid for...
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