Higher cigarette, amusement taxes in Chicago?

Sep 19, 2012 Full story: WGN-TV Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, is considering an increase in Chicago taxes on cigarettes and entertainment to help close next year's budget gap.

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southie

Nashua, NH

#1 Sep 21, 2012
need more tax money to waste on pet projects?

How about a shooting tax? yes charge the black drug dealing gangs a tax for every shot they take at unarmed civilians in Chicago. Gotta bring in a bunch of bread Fred.

Or borrow a page from the NYC NY new Tax book charge a tax on lap dancing???

Yes it's true the leaders of NYC are so desperate for new taxes they are talking about a LAP DANCING TAX??

Now is that lame or what?

who keeps electing these morons ??

Hey don't forget to adjust your sun dial tomorrow at 10:59 am.
Juan Moretime

Alamogordo, NM

#2 Sep 22, 2012
He needs that extra money for that immigration sanctuary center he plans on opening.

Once his buddy obama bin lyin gets himself another term, he'll have the green light.
Raise Tobacco Prices

Winnipeg, Canada

#3 Sep 24, 2012
Its an amusement to hear smokers whine about the cost of cancer sticks. Buh Wah Ha Ha
Winston

Pearland, TX

#4 Sep 25, 2012
I say double the cost of cigarettes to cover the additional cost of medical care.

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