Stimulus has local biz salivating

Merrion, Paul
February 2009
Crain's Chicago Business;2/2/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p3
The article reports that some of Chicago, Illinois' biggest companies are jumping into the corporate lobbying frenzy for a piece of U.S. President Barack Obama's stimulus package. It states that with more than $800 billion on the table for infrastructure spending and tax breaks, Boeing Co., Motorola Inc. and others are trying to direct the bill in their favor. Other local companies are also joining a U.S. Chamber of Commerce-led fight to reduce the tax bite from restructuring debt.


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