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Illinois Lawmakers Shoot Down So-Called ‘Soda Tax’

An Illinois House committee has rejected a proposed tax on sweetened drinks that supporters say would help fight obesity.

05/27/2014

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Illinois Begins Registering Companies for Fracking Operations

The move is welcomed by the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association but opposed by Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment, or “SAFE”

10/07/2013

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Illinois Gov. Quinn Calls Mexico Trade Trip A Success

Quinn says several economic agreements were made that will pave the way for increased trade and innovation between Illinois and Mexico.

04/09/2013

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Petition on Plastic Bags Delivered to Gov. Quinn

Vice president of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, says the plastics industry strongly supports the legislation.

07/03/2012

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Illinois Ponders Recycling Plastic Bags

Illinois manufacturing and commerce groups are supporting a statewide plastic bag recycling program.

04/26/2012

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