Lawmakers oppose lame-duck tax increase

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ILLINOIS — There is a proposal to increase the state’s income tax, but some lawmakers are saying not so fast.

They’re trying to put a stop to any kind of tax increase during the lame duck session. Lawmakers are looking for a 32% raise in income taxes.

Others believe a hike will kill jobs and drive people out of the state. The last income tax increase passed in 2011, when Pat Quinn was governor.

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