More war drums, and a big Russian threat

More war drums, and a big Russian threat Posted on April 24, 2017 by Sam RolleyViews: 1,844 66 Shares Defense Secretary James Mattis vowed on Monday that the U.S. would “confront” Russia for providing weapons and material support to Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. The top official’s remarks came during a press conference in Kabul. “We’re …

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Illinois lost 8,900 jobs in March and still has fewer jobs than in the year 2000

Illinois lost 8,900 jobs in March and still has fewer jobs than in the year 2000, while businesses are creating more opportunities in neighboring states. A new economic release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that surrounding states continue to outpace Illinois on the road to economic recovery and prosperity. Illinois’ economic weakness is a long-term problem …

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Amazon received more than $112 million in EDGE tax credits in 2016

From Illinois Policy April 2017 Amazon received more than $112 million in EDGE tax credits in 2016 In exchange for more than $112 million in tax breaks, Amazon promised to expand its Illinois operations and hire 7,200 new employees in Aurora, Monee and Joliet. In exchange for more than $112 million in tax breaks, Amazon …

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