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Tax and tell
Chicago Tribune, by Editorial

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Posted By:smcchk, 12/3/2012 10:04:16 PM

Illinois has a reputation for being an expensive and difficult place to do business, a big reason why the state has the ninth-highest unemployment rate in the country, higher than every state that borders it. Employers want to locate where they are welcome. So you might expect that the people who write laws in Illinois — land of 8.8 percent unemployment, $96 billion pension debt, $8 billion in unpaid bills — would be falling all over themselves to welcome business.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: AltaD, 12/3/2012 10:42:46 PM     (No. 9047070)

Less than two months ago these very same editors endorsed Obama but today they admit that excessive regulations imposed on businesses is bad the for the economy and lead to higher unemployment. Go figure.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 12/3/2012 11:42:19 PM     (No. 9047122)

I can´t believe this. They back the mulatto, and now they are complaining? I hope to God their unemployment rate increases and businesses start leaving the state in droves.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/4/2012 3:33:31 AM     (No. 9047249)

IL can join NY for businesses and people fleeing the state. Both states can lose even more House seats in the next census and send them to the South where they would be put to good use.

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