It doesn't look like there's much hope for Ag giant ADM getting a tax break and that's okay with Republican State Senator Kyle McCarter of Lebanon. Republicans have been calling for a more fair tax climate in Illinois for several years. They say it's hard to attract new businesses and retain old businesses when they're constantly paying more taxes.
He doesn't support the idea because he'd rather see lawmakers fix the system for all businesses. The state stands to lose more than 16-hundred jobs in the next few months as OfficeMax packs up for Florida. They decided to leave after Illinois skipped out on giving them a tax break.