Significant legislative headlines from the past month
Analysis finds additional revenue, minimal economic pain with tax increase
President's $10.25-per-barrel fee may be a strategy to "fork" the oil industry,.
Minimum packaging requirements only take effect if city is sued over OTP tax
Per-barrel fee would pay for "cleaner, more sustainable transportation system".
The mandate, requiring chain restaurants to post warning icons next to menu items containing 2,300 milligrams of sodium or more, took effect Dec. 1, 2015.
Illinois state law prohibits the city of Chicago from enacting Emanuel’s proposed taxes
Commissioner proposes gas, diesel taxes to raise money for city roads
Eight states raised cigarette and OTP taxes last year