Gov. J.B. Pritzker inherited a $2.8 billion budget deficit the moment he stepped into office. Next year, that deficit is projected to be $3.4 billion1. It’s the same story every budget season. But Illinois’ budget crises could be a thing of the past if the state would adopt pension reform, right-size its union contracts and...View Report
Alliance Steel Corp. will move 100 jobs to Gary, Indiana, with plans to add 30 more.
Accepting a deal that includes $6 million in subsidies, Wynright Corporation will expand its operations in Indiana and close plants in suburban Elk Grove and Oak Lawn.
Illinois experienced its sixth consecutive month of jobs growth in July, yet continues to trail the pace of growth in the rest of the nation for 2018.
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.
Two sides, one city.
A positive jobs report for October does little to buck discouraging long-term trends in Illinois.
Illinois will need more foreign investment, and major reforms to the state’s business climate, in order to get off the weak economic path it now treads.
The state’s August jobs numbers were poor across the board, but especially sobering for manufacturing.
Alderman Ed Burke argued in favor of a ban on driverless cars with a movie clip from “Back to the Future.”