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Florida is the top destination for Illinois retirees collecting a public pension.
Youthful wealth, energy and talent that could help Illinois recover is leaving the state at the nation’s second-highest rate. State leaders’ thirst for new taxes will make the problem worse.
Illinois’ lost people problem spreads to more than 1,000 communities in 2018
As property tax bills hit Lake County mailboxes, residents get a stark reminder that Illinois needs pension reform, not higher taxes.
One Illinois county in the greater St. Louis area is losing so many residents it ranks No. 5 nationwide for population loss. Its neighboring county was one of the few in Illinois to grow.
Illinois’ total employment growth ranks 31st from December 2018 to March 2019. Continued population loss likely to follow poor job growth.
Fleeing residents continue to fuel population loss, with Cook County leading the nation for population decline.
The state’s punishing tax climate and ominous mountain of debt have repelled new jobs and investment. People follow.
New Census data reveal that for the first time on record, all 10 metro areas based primarily in Illinois experienced population decline.
With Illinoisans increasingly likely to move, Pritzker’s tax plan would send more moving vans toward the state line, and hit the gas.