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District court ruling denies defendants' motions to dismiss counterclaims in truck-stop injury case

Tabitha Fleming Apr. 3, 2017, 5:05pm

U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel has denied defense motions to dismiss counterclaims in a case involving a truck-stop accident where a semi-truck driver ran over a pedestrian's leg.

Illinois Chamber: 'Business Opportunity' tax would be job killer; State needs to constrain spending, accelerate growth

Tabitha Fleming Feb. 1, 2017, 10:48am

SPRINGFIELD – If lawmakers adopt a “Business Opportunity Tax Act.” it would make Illinois one of the few states in the nation that taxes payroll, and would return personal and corporate tax rates to near record-high rates that residents were subject to during the term of Gov. Pat Quinn.