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Quinn Opposes Tax Breaks For ADM And Others

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 16:03:05 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

Gov. Pat Quinn says he isn't worried that he might be putting the state at a disadvantage in keeping grain giant Archer Daniels Midland Company in Illinois.

   
He says he doesn't think any corporation should be seeking tax-break legislation in the state right now. Quinn says he does not support ADM's requested $24 million tax break because Illinois' $100 billion pension crisis is paramount. The company announced last week that it plans to move its headquarters and 100 jobs out of Decatur to a location with better global access. Quinn says the company will still be keeping 4,400 jobs in Illinois.


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