• S&P improves financial outlook on Illinois

    by  • December 10, 2013 • 0 Comments

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A major credit-rating house has taken a more positive outlook on Illinois debt than it has in years after last week’s pension-reform vote. Standard & Poor’s affirmed its A- rating on state debt backed by general tax revenue Tuesday but revised its outlook from “negative” to “developing.” The ratings agency...

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    Office Depot choses Boca over Naperville

    by  • December 10, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Office Depot has picked Florida for its world headquarters, choosing Boca Raton over Naperville with merger partner OfficeMax. With OfficeMax based in Naperville, and Office Depot based in Boca Raton, the merged companies need only one headquarters. The senator who sponsored a $53 million tax incentive package intended to get the company to pick...

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