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Data center boosters hope new tax incentives 'stop the bleeding,' keep tech sites in Illinois

Illinois lawmakers approved a data center tax incentive proponents say could make tech giants and other firms think twice about locating their data storage facilities anywhere else.

The incentive, passed as part of a $45 billion capital construction plan, would exempt qualifying data centers

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