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State lawmakers and public health advocates want to make it more convenient for Illinoisans to get rid of their unwanted medicine.


Unpacking Pritzker's Tax Proposals: Bag Tax

Mar 13, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants to create a host of new taxes to help balance Illinois’ budget — on everything from e-cigarettes to medical insurance companies.

NPR Illinois reporters have been breaking down those revenue-generating ideas. Today we’re looking at a potential tax on shopping bags.