Indicating an overall increase in job growth, statistics for April 2018 display the lowest unemployment rate in Illinois in the last dozen years, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced recently.
Debbie Jemison, vice president of communications/marketing at the Illinois Bankers Association (IBA), said proposed legislation involving a privilege tax on investment services would have a negative impact on the state.
"Can you hear me now?" will no longer be the question in the Prairie State. Gov. Bruce Rauner was loud and clear Thursday when announcing the Small Wireless Facilities Development Act, which he signed with Republican lawmakers at this side.
The state of Illinois lost $9.9 billion in net worth in 2017, dropping its “total primary government net position” to negative $137 billion, according to the state’s newly released Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2017.
The Better Government Association today announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer, David Greising, who will succeed long-time BGA CEO Andy Shaw in leading one of Illinois’ premier nonpartisan, civic watchdog organizations.
During a recent debate between Illinois’ Democratic governor hopefuls, billionaire venture capitalist J.B. Pritzker proclaimed himself “the only candidate on this stage that’s created thousands and thousands of jobs.”