Business and labor groups are asking Gov. J.B. Pritzker and lawmakers to pass a bill giving tax incentives for data centers in Illinois, saying it could lead to more economic opportunities.
Michael Reever, vice president of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, said the potential to bring in billions of investment with data centers “is very real.”
How to address the state's high property taxes has emerged as the main sticking point in the debate over a proposed progressive income tax in the Illinois House.
The amendment to ask voters to change the constitution’s flat income tax to one with higher rates for higher earners passed a House committee this week and is poised for a full House vote, but some Democrats were still on the fence.
Illinois Chamber's Director of Legislative Relations, Tyler Diers, spoke with Sam Madonia about internet privacy legislation and other topics being discussed in the Illinois General Assembly on WFMB Sports Radio 1450 in Springfield.