Lisa Madigan seeks record-breaking 5th term

Lisa Madigan seeks record-breaking 5th term Austin Berg Austin Berg is the Senior Writer for the Illinois Policy Institute. / GOOD GOVERNMENT MAY 17, 2017 Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will look to extend her record as the longest-serving attorney general in Illinois history. Her father, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, has remained the state’s …

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Nearly half of unemployed people in Illinois have given up on finding work

Brendan Bakala / JOBS + GROWTH MAY 12, 2017 A new survey from Harris Poll for Express Employment Professionals shows that nearly half of unemployed people in Illinois have given up looking for work. Forty-four percent of unemployed Illinoisans have given up on finding a job, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll …

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High corporate, property taxes stunt job growth in Illinois By Michael Carroll

Studies: High corporate, property taxes stunt job growth in Illinois By Michael Carroll Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois imposes a higher tax burden on its businesses than most of its Midwest neighbors, according to newly released economic data that some observers say proves the state lags in attracting businesses. An April Anderson Economic Group …

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