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NTU in the News: "Durbin Needs to Act on Internet Tax Bill"

by Douglas Kellogg / /

In the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois, National Taxpayers Union President Pete Sepp writes on the opportunity the U.S. Senate now has to pass the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA). You can tell Sen. Durbin and his colleagues to keep the Int
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Letters 

NTU Strongly Urges Opposition to the Massive Tax Hikes in Mayor Emanuel’s Budget

by Clark Packard / /

On behalf of National Taxpayers Union's (NTU) members, I strongly urge you to oppose the massive tax hikes contained in Mayor Emanuel's budget. The Mayor's plan is rife with bad fiscal policies designed to paper over years of overspending. While there are
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Blog 

Another Telephone Tax Hike in the Windy City?

by Clark Packard / /

Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, is considering raising taxes in order to shore up the city's troubled Municipal Employees and Laborers Pension Funds.
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More Regressive Fee Hikes Coming to Chicago?

by Clark Packard / /

Approximately 14 percent of the Windy City lives in poverty, yet the city has one of the most regressive local tax burdens in the country.
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County With Over 5 Million People Latest to Institute Costly Soda Tax

by Thomas Aiello / /

Cook County becomes the largest government in the nation to enact a soda tax.
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After 71 Days, Cook County Realizes Their Mistake and Repeals Soda Tax

by Thomas Aiello / /

After unrelenting criticism from taxpayers, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 15-2 to repeal the regressive sugary beverage tax.
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