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Published: 5/31/2009 12:01 AM

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SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Senate voted 31-27 with one member voting "present" on a plan to expand the sales tax to a litany of services and raise the income tax to 5 percent from 3 percent. The plan now goes to the Illinois House for consideration. Here's how local lawmakers voted.

Local senators voting for the tax increases

Don Harmon, Oak Park Democrat

Linda Holmes, Aurora Democrat

Dan Kotowski, Park Ridge Democrat

Terry Link, Waukegan Democrat

Michael Noland, Elgin Democrat

Arthur "AJ" Wilhelmi, Joliet Democrat

Local senators voting against the tax hikes

Pamela J. Althoff, McHenry Republican

Michael Bond, Grayslake Democrat

Dan Cronin, Elmhurst Republican

Kirk W. Dillard, Hinsdale Republican

Dan Duffy, Lake Barrington Republican

Susan Garrett, Lake Forest Democrat

Randall M. Hultgren, Winfield Republican

Chris Lauzen, Aurora Republican

John J. Millner, Carol Stream Republican

Matt Murphy, Palatine Republican

Carole Pankau, Itasca Republican

Source: Senate roll call HB174