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US Supreme Court decision opens door for repeal of obscure Illinois tax

US Supreme Court decision opens door for repeal of obscure Illinois tax

Illinois is expected to raise an additional $200 million in sales tax revenue due to changes in the new state budget and the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. Lawmakers should offset this expansion of the sales tax by ending a $200 million harmful tax on business investment.

By Adam Schuster, Travis Nix

Jason Spyres

Jason Spyres

“I served 15 years in prison, and now owe $268,000 in fines because I sold pot when I was 19 and 20. “I got out of prison and all of my counselors told me, ‘Jason, you get out there and you make the life you told me you were going to make. We’re so proud....