Quinn says he hopes Sears won't close stores in Illinois.
Sears' decision to close stores was made public less than two weeks
after Quinn signed legislation guaranteeing the company $15 million
in tax breaks. The Hoffman Estates-based company had threatened to
move its headquarters from the state.
Illinois Sen. Ira Silverstein says he feels betrayed by Sears. He
says company officials should explain whether they knew about the
potential store closings when lawmakers were considering the tax
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