Quinn Wants Amazon to Make Amends

Published 01/11 2012 06:21PM

Updated 01/12 2012 09:20AM

Gov. Pat Quinn (D) wants Amazon to patch things up with its Illinois affiliates.

The online retail giant cancelled its contracts with businesses in the Prairie State last year.  Amazon says it's because lawmakers passed a bill asking them to collect taxes from customers.

They argued they didn't have to since they're not located within state lines.  Illinois businesses, however, said it gives Amazon an unfair advantage.

Since then, Amazon has agreed to collect taxes in other states, including California and Indiana.

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