UPDATED: Legislators File Beebe's Cigarette Tax Bill

by Mark Carter  on Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 2:21 pm   3 min read

Gov. Mike Beebe talks to reporters on Monday after a rally for his plan to raise $88 million for health care from an increased tax on cigarettes. Photo by Mark Carter

Legislators on Monday filed Gov. Mike Beebe's plan to raise $88 million for health care in Arkansas through a 56-cent hike in the state's cigarette tax.

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