Illinois Business Formation Record Dismay for Last Three Years

From the Illinois News Network: Wisconsin state official highlights state economy in comparison to Illinois By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Aug 24, 2018 Wisconsin’s top economist is using Illinois as an example to highlight how well Wisconsin’s economy … Continue reading

Rauner Touts Location, Skilled Workforce as Reasons for National Firms Location of Distribution Centers

Back in the late 1970’s future Congressman and then-State Rep. John Porter conceived of a commission to consider how Illinois should approach the year 2000. Ironically, Porter was not appointed to the commission, but I was. The following press release … Continue reading

Bribers Can Do Business in Chicago, But Not with Illinois State Government

From the Chicago Tribune Thursday morning summary: Emanuel administration clears bribe-paying red-light camera vendor to bid on city contracts once again. Chicago is open for business for businesses who have bribed city officials. That is so different from what Illinois … Continue reading