State Week: Chasing Amazon, Bonding Debt
Chicago and Illinois submit their joint bid for Amazon's "HQ2" — a second headquarters for the web retailer. We'll talk about the incentives arms race, Illinois' strengths and weaknesses, and the secret bid.
Meanwhile, Illinois has begun issuing bonds to more quickly pay off money owed to vendors, and at a lower interest rate. We'll also highlight a few of the issues that are expected to come up when the General Assembly returns to Springfield for veto session, which is scheduled to begin October 24.