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Are Illinois Taxpayers Being Shortchanged by Corporate Subsidies?

Chicago:  A new research series by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) has found that billions of dollars in state and local tax subsidies for corporations have yielded far fewer economic benefits than comparable investments in infrastructure and education.  Further, instead of being concentrated in distressed areas most in need of economic development, Illinois subsidies...
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Nissan Launches Anti-Union Blitz Ahead Of Pivotal UAW Election

Last week, managers at the Nissan manufacturing plant in Canton, Mississippi, pulled workers off the floor and into large group meetings. Using slides to make their case, they tried to show employees all the bad things that can happen after unionizing.

“They’re telling you you’re gonna lose...
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