Doyle’s Cigarette Tax Record


Governor Jim Doyle will use his budget address tonight to ask lawmakers’ support for at least three targeted tax increases.But the Governor himself hasn’t always been sold on the biggest of his tax hikes.
During each of his first two budgets, Doyle shot down proposals to raise the cigarette tax.He now wants to increase it by $1.25 a pack.Wisconsin Public Radio’s Shawn Johnson has this look at Doyle’s record on the issue… and what changed between this term and last…

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