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Another cigarette tax bill dies in Wyoming House

and Nebraska (64 cents). Lindholm was able to amend the bill during debate Wednesday to eliminate the tax increase, and only focus the bill on putting the current state tobacco tax on electronic ... read more

Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

The tobacco industry lies. And finally, they have to do something about it. Starting in November, Big Tobacco had to shell out their own big bucks to buy ads in select newspapers nationwide and on ... read more

Cigarette Tax Increase Approved In High Country

Nebraskans Recovering From Historic Floods, But More On The WayMany Nebraska towns have become islands, highways are now fast-flowing streams and dozens of flood records have been broken -- but there ... read more

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Gloor proposes $1.50 increase in cigarette tax

According to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, this type of cost increase will deter 12,100 Nebraska youths from becoming smokers. Gloor mentioned property tax relief second as a reason for raising ... read more

Nebraska lawmakers may include income tax cut in property tax relief plan

Cutting income taxes has long been the top priority of the state’s business groups, like the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce ... tax exemptions that could be eliminated to raise more state revenue and ... read more

Property tax relief requires a trade-off

Current sales tax exemptions for soda pop, junk food and some pet-related and lawn care services would be eliminated. » The state’s cigarette tax of 64 cents a pack would increase ... local property ... read more

How Government E-Cigarette Restrictions Are Increasing Youth Tobacco Use

The more they try to reduce youth vaping, the more they increase youth combustible cigarette smoking. For example, Lancaster County, Nebraska reported ... Henry Payne View Cartoon Despite knee ... read more

Poll: Most Nebraska voters support cigarette tax increase

A majority of Nebraska ... the state's cigarette tax and using the money to provide property tax relief and smoking-cessation programs, according to a poll released Friday. “Nebraskans have made it ... read more

Tobacco companies will not fight cigarette tax increase

JEFFERSON CITY • After two defeats in the last decade, a cigarette tax increase is back on Missouri's statewide ... However, four bordering states — Kentucky, Tennessee, Nebraska and Kansas — would ... read more

Bill would raise cigarette tax by $1.50

... bring the average total tax on cigarettes in Nebraska to $3.62 a pack, including the federal cigarette tax along with state and local sales taxes. Money from the change — Gloor said it would raise ... read more

Legislature panel trying to lower Nebraska property taxes discusses raising sales tax

There was also talk of raising taxes on cigarettes but avoiding an increase that takes the tax ... The state sales tax rate does not include local sales taxes, which amount to 1.5 percent extra in ... read more

Cigarette tax increase on Missouri ballot for third time

Cigarettes are cheaper here because of Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax – 17 cents per pack. On Tuesday, state voters will decide whether they want to shed that distinction. Proposition B ... read more

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