January jobs growth weak, Illinois labor force in 10-year decline

From Illinois Policy March 2017 Newly released Illinois jobs report points to anemic jobs growth and a contracting labor force. Illinois’ January jobs data showed continued weakness in jobs growth, coupled with a significant one-month increase in the labor force size. However, new multi-year revised data show that Illinois’ job creation has been weak for …

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Illinois’ combined state and local tax burden is higher than that of every other state and the District of Columbia

From Illinois Policy March 2017 A new report from WalletHub finds Illinois’ combined state and local tax burden is higher than that of every other state and the District of Columbia. A March 14 report has found that Illinois has the costliest state and local tax burden in the country. Statewide, the median Illinois household …

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ICE Releases List Of Sanctuary Jurisdictions Set To Lose Federal Funding

ICE Releases List Of Sanctuary Jurisdictions Set To Lose Federal Funding ALEX PFEIFFER Reporter Daily Caller 2:34 PM 03/20/2017 Immigration and Customs Enforcement identified Monday 118 sanctuary jurisdictions around the country that are set to lose federal funds. An executive order signed by President Trump in late January called for ICE to release a weekly …

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