Thursday, April 29, 2004


"Members of the Illinois Coalition for Fair Fuel Taxes scheduled a press conference in Springfield this morning, calling on state legislators to reject the 21.5-cent-per-gallon tax Mr. Blagojevich wants to impose on non-highway vehicles. The governor wants the levy on freight locomotives, bulldozers, mining machinery, forklifts and other industrial equipment to help fill the state's budget gap. "

-- Let me get this right we are going to charge railroads the tax we use to fix up roads? Another great Blago 'fee' that is going to result in nothing more than lost jobs and revenue in the long run.

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