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Illinois Eyes 30 Cent Gas Tax Hike, Chicago Eyes Property Tax Hike

themaven.net / byMike Mish Shedlock / Oct 24, 2017 The Illinois legislature is in recess right now. Other than disbanding the body, that’s the best place for them. When they return, they are going after your pocketbook in the form a gas tax hike. Not to be outdone, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pondering property tax hikes. […]

California Set For A 10-Cent Gas Tax Hike

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 06/04/2015 12:54 When gas prices tumbled in late 2014 and early 2015, many states quietly considered, and some proposed, to take advantage of the “gas savings” and quietly institute a tax surcharge to fill up empty state coffers: after all it is much easier to implement price increases when the […]

What Happened To The Big Cut In Gas Bills——Obamacare Ate It

davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by Michael Pento • May 13, 2015 Wall Street analysts unanimously cheered last fall when the price of oil fell from nearly $100 a barrel in June of 2014, to almost $45 a barrel by the end of January 2015. The theory was that the average American family, paying less at the pump, would plow this […]

New Tax Threatens To Destroy Gas Production In Ukraine

zerohedge.com / by James Stafford via OilPrice.com / 08/14/2014 22:00 Independent gas producers in Ukraine are joining forces to pressure the government in Kiev to re-think its new gas tax before everyone makes a run for the border in search of new assets in a more stable environment. Private producers have compiled a draft letter to Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy […]

California goes Full Bore Polish Pistol

johngaltfla.com / By John Galt / February 28, 2013 20:55 ET Really California? I know you elected Governor Moon Beam because pot was legal and y’all can get so wasted that your brain cells melt together into a funky cinnamon flavored tapioca pudding, but this one almost takes the cake (sorry, bad phrasing, I know y’all […]