John Mulroe

Illinois License Plates
1:37 pm
Thu February 10, 2011

Illinois considering selling ads on license plates

An Illinois license plate from 1927. (via Wikimedia Commons/Absecon59)

The look of the Illinois license plate has changed substantially over the years - just look at that blast from the past above for proof - but a pending bill in the Illinois Legislature would push the cosmetic transition to a "for-profit" level.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that SB1360 would allow corporate sponsors to put their logos on license plates as a way to create revenue for the state.

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