illinois

Business
4:26 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Ill. High Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' for Sales

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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."

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Business
7:54 am
Mon February 4, 2013

IL Bars Already Profiting from Video Gambling

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.

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Politics
7:25 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Illinois Democrats See Rewards from Redistricting

Illinois Capitol
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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.

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