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Sears Tax Break

Shared Sacrifice? Well, Not Quite

Will Guzzardi | Posted 03.11.2012 | Chicago
Will Guzzardi

This past holiday season, the Illinois General Assembly gave a giant present to some big corporations while most families across the state struggled just to get through another challenging year.

Did Sears Betray Illinois Lawmakers?

Posted 12.29.2011 | Chicago

Updated story Just weeks after signing a bill that gave Sears millions of dollars in tax incentives to stay in Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn reacted...

Quinn Signs Sears, CME Tax Break Bill

AP | By JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 02.16.2012 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday that grants hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives aimed ...

Illinois Tax Break Bill Approved By House: Tax Relief For Sears, CME And Poor Families

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 02.11.2012 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois House sought to appease some big-name companies threatening to leave the state by approving a $330 million pack...

Is Sears Looking To Move, Or Looking For A Tax Break?

Posted 08.21.2011 | Chicago

When Illinois Governor Pat Quinn pushed a personal and corporate income tax increase through the state legislature last winter, he did so at the cost ...