Want to know how much Illinois is giving Amazon in tax breaks? Now you can look online.
Agreements for tax credits reached under Illinois' premier jobs program can now be viewed on the website of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the state announced Thursday.
The agreements available to view are those Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has made under the EDGE program, short for Economic Development for a Growing Economy, and include deals with Amazon, ConAgra Foods, eBay and more. Previously, the public had to file open records requests to find out the details of the agreements.
The program, which provides tax breaks...