Central Illinois Gazette (May 2012)
Illinois' upcoming move to a $1.98 per pack cigarette tax will move it into 16th place among the states, according to information from the Federation of Tax Administrators.
States with higher cigarettes taxes are:
New York $4.35 per pack
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee wasted little time attacking the 13th Copngressional District Republican county chairmen's choice of Rodney Davis of Taylorville to be the congressional candidate to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson, R-Urbana.