The price of gas and cigarettes is going up in Illinois, as new taxes and fees will be used for a billion plan called “Rebuild Illinois,” financing road and infrastructure improvements.
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Please help support our work by subscribing or signing up for an account. Already a subscriber? Log in. CHICAGO — Gas tax revenue in Illinois ... bonds to fund the assigned projects and that ...
Road, rail projects in Illinois are in trouble because of massive decreases in gas tax revenue
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