Illinois households that moved out of state earned $19,600 more, on average, than those who moved in during the 2014-2015 tax year.View Report
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.”
The factory will close its doors after more than 70 years of making lighting components.
The announcement comes on the heels of the manufacturing giant’s decision to invest in Wisconsin.
Alliance Steel Corp could bring 100 new jobs to Gary, Indiana.
Illinois’ manufacturing middle class continues to face somber news.
News outlets have reported that Foxconn will announce plans to build a production plant in Wisconsin that could employ up to 13,000 workers.
1,120 of the jobs lost were in manufacturing and food processing.
Although Illinois hosts corporate headquarters of many large companies, its economy lags in blue-collar job opportunities.