Industry to Seek Changes in 'Fracking' RulesSupporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they'll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists.
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.
Illinois Begins Registering Companies for Fracking OperationsThe move is welcomed by the Illinois Manufacturer's Association but opposed by Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment, or "SAFE"
Petition on Plastic Bags Delivered to Gov. QuinnVice president of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, says the plastics industry strongly supports the legislation.
Illinois Ponders Recycling Plastic BagsIllinois manufacturing and commerce groups are supporting a statewide plastic bag recycling program.
Ill. Tax Incentive Program Set to Expire Lawmakers want to keep along-term Illinois tax incentive program going.

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