Pritzker Proposes Cigarette Tax Hike

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants to raise the states cigarette tax by 32-cents-per-pack .
The state tax on cigarettes is currently $1.98 per pack. It was last raised by $1 in 2012.
The proposal is part of the Democrat’s $39 billion budget unveiled Wednesday.