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(Audio) Proposed Hike Of Nebraska’s Cigarette Tax Gets Public Hearing | KTIC Radio

(Audio) Proposed Hike Of Nebraska’s Cigarette Tax Gets Public Hearing

(Audio) Proposed Hike Of Nebraska’s Cigarette Tax Gets Public Hearing

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A bill proposed by State Senator Sara Howard would more than triple the state’s tax on cigarettes.  It was discussed at a committee hearing on Friday.

 

The bill would increase the state’s cigarette tax from 64 cents on a pack of 20 to $2.14.

 

Here’s some of the testimony from Friday’s hearing.

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