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
A factory expected to employ 4,000 workers will not be coming to Illinois. Intersect Illinois cites the lack of a statewide Right-to-Work law and a dearth of shovel-ready sites as the main culprits.
As opioid abuse ravages Illinois, lawmakers must take action to root out overprescription in the state’s workers’ compensation system.
Until Illinois lawmakers get serious about economic growth, don’t expect the state’s jobs trend to get off the depressing path it’s been treading for years.
House Bill 2622 would create a state-run workers’ compensation insurance company, while failing to address the real problems with Illinois’ workers’ compensation system – the most expensive in the region.
Illinois has sued a pharmaceutical company over opioid marketing, yet state lawmakers refuse to reform a workers’ compensation system that encourages the overprescription of dangerous drugs.
Alliance Steel Corp could bring 100 new jobs to Gary, Indiana.
News outlets have reported that Foxconn will announce plans to build a production plant in Wisconsin that could employ up to 13,000 workers.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has compromised over and over to strike a deal, to the point of abandoning every reform he once demanded. But no matter how much Rauner gave, House Speaker Mike Madigan never budged.
Cook County has lost nearly 50,000 black residents since the 2010 census, and the rate is accelerating.
House Bill 2622 would create a state-run workers’ compensation insurance company using a $10M loan from the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Operations Fund.