Pritzker’s gro­cery tax plan is ‘zero ben­e­fit to tax­pay­ers,’ GOP sen­a­tor says

Pritzker’s grocery tax plan is ‘zero benefit to taxpayers,’ GOP senator says

(The Cen­ter Square) – The con­flict over how to address get­ting rid of Illi­nois’ 1% gro­cery tax con­tin­ues with Repub­li­cans say­ing their plan should be con­sid­ered.
In 2022, as a way to address high infla­tion, the leg­is­la­ture zeroed out the 1% gro­cery tax for 12 months. This year, Gov. J.B. Pritzk­er wants to get rid of it alto­geth­er, but local gov­ern­ments say that could mean a $375 mil­lion hit. Tues­day, Pritzk­er laid out his plan to cov­er that …