There is nothing more American than backyard barbeques, baseball and fireworks for the annual celebration of our nation’s birth, and State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) is hoping to attract the booming fireworks industry to Illinois, stop the loss of sale’s tax dollars to surrounding states, and create a few jobs in the process. Sen. Rose, who has been working with legislative counterparts on the other side of the aisle, has created a framework for a bi-partisan fireworks package to be introduced in Illinois.
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