ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Using a southwestern Illinois steel plant as a backdrop, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin lobbied Friday for legislation designed to reward companies that keep their headquarters in the United States.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials urged support of local businesses and products Wednesday by promoting “Shop Illinois Saturday” Oct. 4.
For some, it’s probably a distant memory. For others, it’s as fresh as it was 12 years ago when the announcement was first made, then two years after that when reality set in. For others still, they may not know that there was an employer bigger than the railroad in Galesburg ten years ago.
Conditional use for land in Knox County has been approved by the Knox County Board.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has received help from a fellow Democrat in Maryland as he continues to make the minimum wage a focus in his re-election campaign against Republican Bruce Rauner.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the jobless rate has been reduced in Knox County.
CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment fell in all 12 Illinois metro areas in July. It was the fourth straight month of falling jobless rates across the state’s metro areas.