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How much cities would lose under Gov. Quinn's plan

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Updated: November 17, 2010 1:25PM



Gov. Quinn is proposing cutting funding for local governments by at least $300 million. Quinn's push would decrease the amount of income tax proceeds the state shares with cities and counties. Now, the state doles out 10 cents of every dollar raised through the income tax to local governments. Quinn wants to lower that share to 7 cents on the dollar. Select a county, then pick a town to see how much that community gets from the state now and how much it would lose under Quinn's plan. Or click on the links below to see how counties would fare under the plan or to see which communities will lose the most.


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