John Bradley

4:55 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Environmentalists, Business Groups Reach Deal On Fracking In Illinois

Rep. John Bradley stands with representatives of the business and environmental communities in Illinois to announce an agreement on "fracking" regulations.
Brian Mackey/Illinois Public Radio

Brian Mackey contributed reporting from Springfield, Ill.

It was an odd sight at the Illinois state Capitol today - supporters of the oil and gas industry sharing a podium with environmental activists.

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Illinois Tax Breaks
12:12 pm
Mon December 12, 2011

Ill. House OKs tax relief for businesses, families

A interior view of the dome of the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, Ill.
(via Flickr/jglazer75)

Will be updated. For the latest updates on this story, follow Illinois Public Radio reporter @AmandaVinicky on Twitter.

Updated 2:58 p.m. with input of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.

Updated 2:29 p.m. - replaces story on passage of bill for working poor with version encompassing passage of both bills.

The Illinois House has approved tax breaks for businesses, including some big names that are threatening to leave the state.

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