illinois http://wkms.org en Ill. High Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' for Sales http://wkms.org/post/ill-high-court-invalidates-amazon-tax-sales <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Illinois Supreme Court is invalidating a two-year-old Illinois law charging taxes on certain Internet sales. The justices ruled 6-1 in an opinion released Friday to invalidate the so-called "Amazon tax."</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:26:19 +0000 The Associated Press 35856 at http://wkms.org Ill. High Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' for Sales IL Bars Already Profiting from Video Gambling http://wkms.org/post/il-bars-already-profiting-video-gambling <p></p><p>Some Illinois bar owners say they're already profiting big from video gambling games that went live statewide late last year. Players statewide in December lost nearly $7 million. Establishments kept almost two and a half million dollars, the state earned $1.75 million and cities and counties combined made about $350,000. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:54:06 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 27590 at http://wkms.org IL Bars Already Profiting from Video Gambling Illinois Democrats See Rewards from Redistricting http://wkms.org/post/illinois-democrats-see-rewards-redistricting <p></p><p>Democrats in Illinois literally mapped out their victories in the state's hotly contested congressional races. The party won most of the big prizes in districts that had been redrawn to squeeze Republicans out of their districts or throw them into Democrat-friendly territory. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:25:22 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24211 at http://wkms.org Illinois Democrats See Rewards from Redistricting