Citizens speak out against proposal, present petition signatures.
Quinn says the increase will save Medicaid.
Illinois Lieutenant Governor is rallying support for a measure that would charge a five dollar fee on anyone who enters a strip club.
Funds would go to programs serving victims of sexual abuse.
Those meeting eligibility guidelines can get help at http://www.MyFreeTaxes.com.
Both bills passed 7-4 Wednesday and now go to the House floor.
Says would force closing of clubs, cost thousands of jobs
A state lawmaker wants to impose a $5 tax on admissions to Illinois strip clubs.
The Citizens’ Utility Board estimates the average homeowner would save up $40 annually without the tax.
Ladue lawmaker also seeks to end income tax for the poor.