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Alderman and State Legislators To Sponsor Business Tax Credit Seminar

By Mike Fourcher

Next Wednesday morning, a pair of Center Square state legislators and an alderman will sponsor a briefing on state tax credits available to businesses in Illinois. The briefing, sponsored by State Sen. Heather Steans (D-7), State Rep. Greg Harris (D-13) and Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th), will held between 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.¬†at Swedish Covenant Hospital Read the Rest…

Center Square Legislators Pass Legislation To Promote Electric Vehicles

By Mike Fourcher

On Saturday morning Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation sponsored by State Sen. Heather Steans (D-7) and State Rep. Ann Williams (D-11) that allows car sharing groups like I-Go and ZipCar to receive state subsidies for electric vehicles. The measure extends a subsidy program already in place for vehicles that use ethanol and other alternative fuels. Read the Rest…

Proposed State Senate Map Would Move Pres. Cullerton’s District South

By Mike Fourcher

The Illinois State Senate committee responsible for managing the legislative body’s redistricting process released a draft remap of the state senate boundaries in response to the recently released 2010 Census data. The new map would move Illinois State Senate President John Cullerton (D-6) district further south and east, while bringing current State Senator Heather Steans’ Read the Rest…

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