Tax-Break Expansion Plan Raises Concerns, Shrugs
Madigan's plan would make the tax credits available to businesses with fewer than 100 employees. It would aim credits at areas of high poverty and unemployment. But small business owners say such credits might have little impact on their decisions.
Madigan spokesman Steve Brown says the speaker was driven in part by concern over the special deals big corporations have tried to cut with the General Assembly.
Illinois Chamber of Commerce President Doug Whitley objects to another provision that would require firms to reveal private information.
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