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  • Pre-Christmas Special Session Considered By Democrats On Electricity Needs; House GOP Leader Larry Cafero Pushing Hard For Session

    Democratic leaders are considering a pre-Christmas special session regarding recent electrical outages that could include tax credits for hotel stays and an expansion of the state's price-gouging law. The leaders who control the legislature are currently...
  • Homebuyers get creative to close the deal

    Homebuyers get creative to close the deal
    — When Efrain Hernandez couldn't seal a deal before the first-time home buyer tax credit expired this year, he lost faith that he would ever own a house in this real estate climate. But the enforced wait got him more than the $8,000 federal tax...
  • Quinn increases tax credit for working poor

    Quinn increases tax credit for working poor
    The state's working poor will save a bit more on taxes as a result of a bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law today. The measure increases the earned income tax credit. The Democratic governor requested the relief to provide a counterbalance to the tax...
  • Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor

    Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor
    Gov. Pat Quinn met behind closed doors with legislative leaders today to talk jobs and economic growth, floating a plan that would increase the state’s earned income tax credit for low-income families and close some corporate tax loopholes. The...
  • Quinn calls for cutting natural gas tax, boosting education spending in State of State speech

    Quinn calls for cutting natural gas tax, boosting education spending in State of State speech
    Gov. Pat Quinn today called for more spending on education and abolishing the natural gas utility tax in his State of the State speech. The noon address to the General Assembly, which is posted online, focuses mostly on job creation. (Tribune reporter...
  • Quinn to propose tax credit for hiring veterans

    Quinn to propose tax credit for hiring veterans
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday will propose a tax credit for businesses that hire out-of-work veterans, according to an administration source briefed on the plan. Under the "Hiring Veterans Tax Credit," the tax break would apply to companies that...
  • Durbin says tax reform must be part of future deficit talks

    Durbin says tax reform must be part of future deficit talks
    With the nation getting a temporary reprieve from Washington’s partisan battles over debt and deficit reduction, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said today that Democrats will continue to press the issue of tax reform and new revenue as part of the next...
  • A Green Car for Every Driver

    A Green Car for Every Driver
    Not long ago, carmakers were touting hydrogen as the silver bullet for energy independence and environmental redemption. But massive roadblocks to building the hydrogen highway forced automakers to follow detours to other green technologies. Just as no...
  • Tax breaks for Broadway shows in new Illinois legislation

    As part of a broader package of tax benefits aimed at helping businesses in Illinois, incentives for long-running Broadway shows passed the Illinois Senate today and on their way to the desk of Governor Pat Quinn. The so-called Live Theatre Production...
  • Budget impasse in Annapolis threatens thriving local TV industry

    Budget impasse in Annapolis threatens thriving local TV industry
    After four tough years, these are heady days in the world of Maryland TV and film production. Last month, "Game Change," the Baltimore-made HBO docudrama on the 2008 presidential election, premiered to strong reviews and even stronger debate. This week,...
  • Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight

    Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight
    Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular." The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....