Officials from Illinois’ Regional Transportation Authority praised Gov. Pat Quinn’s signing of legislation that requires public disclosure of sales tax agreements between local governments and companies that the RTA and some other governments complain result in lost revenues.

“Before considering rate increases or any other revenue options that would burden our transit riders, we’re committed to identifying and collecting all of the sales tax revenues rightfully owed for the support of our transportation system,” the RTA’s executive director Joe Costello said in a statement

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