As Illinois lawmakers continue meeting with businesses and business groups to talk about the state’s corporate tax structure, some say it’s not fair the state treats some businesses better than others.
The parent company of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Board of Trade is the latest firm to threaten to move out of Illinois over the corporate income tax increase earlier this year.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Chicago Friday, meeting with Illinois business leaders in hopes of luring them to his state.
Some local business owners say just as the economy was beginning to improve, now Illinois is making things tougher again with its new corporate tax hike.