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Corporate Tax Breaks

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner gives the thumbs-up after casting his ballot in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka.  (Credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rauner Calls For Ending Some Corporate Tax Breaks

The wealthy Winnetka businessman ripped Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for allowing tax incentives for companies that later laid off workers and tax “loopholes” for the oil industry and people who own yachts and jets. He also said he’d eliminate a sales tax exemption on newsprint and ink, among others.

06/26/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to the City Club of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

New Legislation Puts Spotlight On Corporate Tax Breaks

Governor Pat Quinn put his signature on a bill that requires the public spotlight on the details of corporate tax breaks as soon as they are completed.

07/07/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Lawmakers Pass Bill Demanding Open Books On Corporate Tax Breaks

Before adjourning the spring session and leaving Springfield last week, Illinois lawmakers sent Gov. Quinn a bill that would require the state to reveal the details publicly on corporate tax breaks.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012