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The Latest Springfield Business News

WTAXs Alex Degmain reviews the latest on the Springfield area’s business front

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Welcoming Centers for Immigrants Affected By Funding Cuts

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The immediate cuts to immigrant services include closing 10 welcoming centers around the state.

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College Students, Sickle Cell Anemia Victims Impacted By Budget Cuts

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The cuts most recently made to the Illinois state budget affect college students and residents in the Chicago area with sickle cell anemia.

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Zell Gives to Rauner’s PAC

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Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has a new million-dollar supporter: billionaire developer Sam Zell.

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Madigan Calls for More Help for Sexual Assault Victims

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is continuing her push for legislation to help victims of sexual assaults on college campuses move through the legal system.

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Eastern IL Fertilizer Plant to be Constructed

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Cronus Chemicals will start building on the site near Tuscola.

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How’s That Budget Coming?

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Governor's budget depends on $2.2B in pension savings which have not been introduced as a bill