While effective property tax rates might be on the decline in some communities, census data show Illinois families are seeing a larger share of their household budgets eaten up by property tax bills.View Report
The $1.6 billion assembly plant will create an estimated 4,000 jobs for Alabama residents by 2021.
Exorbitant workers’ comp costs punish small businesses and send employers dashing to Illinois’ neighboring states.
A year after announcing the Mars Wrigley Confectionery project, the candy giant will scrap its plans to expand its Chicago presence and instead encamp in Newark, New Jersey.
Illinois state lawmakers could stimulate employment and lower costs for overburdened taxpayers by repealing the state’s outdated prevailing wage law.
Illinois has been ranked third-to-last for business friendliness in three straight surveys of CEOs.
Illinois’ tepid jobs growth has come disproportionately in the Chicago area.
Sitting astride the Fox River, the city of Geneva is home to a bustling downtown district in a state that’s notoriously tough on small businesses.
A positive jobs report for October does little to buck discouraging long-term trends in Illinois.
The October briefing from the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability outlines Illinois’ weak growth, and projects more of the same.
The Illinois House failed – by just one vote – to override Rauner’s veto of SB 1905, a ban of local Right-to-Work ordinances. But the bill is likely come back for another vote.