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The Tenaska bill was not called for a vote during last week’s final days of the Fall Veto Session. The bill, which would pave the way for Tenaska’s proposed $3.5 Billion coal gasification plant to be built north of Taylorville, was expected to be presented last week. Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton says it’s frustration sometimes:

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The Illinois Legislature had left a lot of work undone when it adjourned last Thursday, so an extra session will be called at the end of the month. The bill is sponsored by Senate President John Cullerton.

 
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