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    TV tax proposed for business incentives

    by  • December 3, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The idea of a tax on satellite TV is alive again in Illinois. The idea, says state Rep. Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside), is to offset the money the state would give up in incentives to up to three companies considering moves into or out of Illinois. Zalewski says one thing they’ve heard from critics is...

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    Ex-con runs for seat vacated by commissioner sentenced to prison

    by  • December 3, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The former head of Chicago’s streets and sanitation department who went to prison after being convicted of rigging city hiring has filed nominating petitions to replace on the cook county board a commissioner who was recently convicted and sentenced to prison. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Al Sanchez filed petitions Monday for the seat...

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    Robert retiring as warden from Centralia prison

    by  • December 3, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Department of Corrections is losing another administrator to retirement at the end of the month. Brad J. “B.J.” Robert, warden of Centralia Correctional Center, submitted his notice Monday of intent to retire at the end of this month. Robert is a long-time member of the Clinton County Democratic Party and former owner...

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