On this show, three supporters of Illinois’s 19-cents a gallon gasoline tax increase. They include RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard, Deputy Gov. Christian Mitchell and Todd Maisch, president and chief executive of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. They all argue the higher tax and vehicle registration fees are worth it, since it will support $24 billion worth of roads and transit improvements.
Representatives of some of the state’s largest business associations say a historic legislative session was a “mixed bag” for businesses. “The franchise tax has needed to be repealed for a long time,” said Illinois Chamber of Commerce President Todd Maisch. “It's a very antiquated tax, and it's a very difficult tax for businesses to understand.”
CHICAGO, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (QTS), a leading provider of hybrid colocation and mega scale data center solutions, today offered its congratulations to Governor J.B. Pritzker, the Illinois General Assembly and the Illinois Chamber of Commerce for the passage of data center tax incentive legislation that has been advocated by QTS since 2016.