McSweeney Files Resolution to Oppose Ad Tax

A bipartisan coalition of 70 Illinois House members is publicly opposing putting a sales tax on advertising as a way to help the state deal with its crushing financial problems.

House Resolution 889, filed Wednesday by local Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, puts a majority of the House on record as opposing the idea, which has been floated by the administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner as part of expanding the state sales tax to services as other states do.

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