Illinois Chamber Praises Unemployment Comp Reforms – $400 Million Savings, $42 per Worker in 2013

A press release from the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce: Unemployment Insurance Reform to Save Illinois Employers $400 Million Statement from Illinois Chamber President & CEO Doug Whitley CHICAGO – “Illinois businesses will save more than $400 million in unemployment … Continue reading

Polling for Governor Last Week

April 14th, a pollster called one of McHenry County Blog’s friends in Algonquin. Here’s my contact’s description of the phone call: She said she was located in Asia and representing Western Wats. I tried to jot down her questions, not … Continue reading

Dan Duffy for Governor?

Freshman State Senator Dan Duffy, a businessman from Lake Barrington in Lake County, was touted for governor in Chicago Sun-Times columnist Steven Huntley’s column yesterday. In an piece entitled, “GOP looks to unusual suspectsfor gov race,” Duffy’s name pops up … Continue reading