- Associated Press - Monday, November 2, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state of Illinois is more than $181 million behind in distributing monthly motor fuel tax revenue amid the ongoing state budget impasse. A look at the numbers:

The total amount the state of Illinois has collected but not paid to local governments as of Oct. 27:

- Municipalities: $89.16 million

- Counties: $63.57 million

- Townships and road districts: $28.85 million

- Total: $181.58 million

Source: Illinois comptroller’s office


Illinois motor fuel tax:

- Gasoline and gasohol: 20.1 cents per gallon

- Diesel: 22.6 cents per gallon

Shared for local governments:

- Municipalities: 49.1 percent

- Counties with population of 1 million or more: 16.74 percent

- Other counties: 18.27 percent

- Townships: 15.89 percent

Source: Illinois Department of Transportation


Source: The (Springfield) State Journal-Register, (https://bit.ly/1WrihG0 ).


Information from: The State Journal-Register, https://www.sj-r.com

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