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5:03 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Illinois Senator: Tax Breaks Shouldn’t Be Held Up By Pension Crisis

Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill
Credit ilga.gov

An Illinois lawmaker is questioning why legislation addressing the future of major corporations has to come after a solution to the $100-billion pension shortfall. Governor Quinn called for a ‘moratorium’ on tax credits for any company until the issue is solved.  Senator Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, says there’s no reason they can’t be done simultaneously.

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