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Outbound movers cited lack of jobs as most common reason for leaving Illinois in 2018. Most of those who left earned at least $100,000.
It’s the fifth year in a row Illinois has lost people. And the fifth year in a row that the loss has gotten worse. No other state finds itself adrift in five consecutive years of worsening population decline.
The Land of Lincoln is losing 313 residents per day to other states.
Seal-Rite’s doors are hardly the first to close in Illinois and reopen in the Badger State.
Alliance Steel Corp. will move 100 jobs to Gary, Indiana, with plans to add 30 more.
Over half of survey respondents have considered leaving Illinois, citing dysfunctional government, disappointing job opportunities and – above all – high taxes.
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.
That’s why they call them taxes. If they were easy, they’d call them something else.
Many communities in the northern Illinois border county are having trouble attracting and retaining residents.
While Quad Cities geography connects East Moline and the Iowa cities of Davenport and Bettendorf, Illinois’ abundance of school districts means their administrative environments are worlds apart. By consolidating duplicative administrative bodies, East Moline could generate taxpayer savings.