Illinois Legislation To Watch In 2021

Law360 (January 3, 2021, 12:02 PM EST) -- Potential tax increases, COVID-19 liability protections and criminal justice reform are likely to be on the agenda for Illinois lawmakers in 2021, but the upcoming session is cloaked in uncertainty as the government faces what's likely to be a contentious fight for Illinois House speaker and a budget crisis worsened by the ongoing pandemic.

The capital is still reeling from ComEd's entry into a deferred prosecution agreement in which it agreed to pay $200 million to end an investigation into a yearslong bribery scheme and admitted it arranged jobs and other benefits for "Public Official A," identified not by name but...

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