Judge Sides with Rocky Wirtz, Overthrows Illinois Tax Increase

An Illinois judge has struck down a wide-ranging piece of legislation on the grounds that it violated the state's Single Subject Rule. You may recall that in August of 2009 Rocky Wirtz of Wirtz Beverage Group filed a lawsuit against Illinois officials questioning the legality of the Capital Bill, which called for an increase in alcohol taxes and the privatization of the state lottery among other things.

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