Saturday, January 22, 2022

Gov and Democratic Lawmakers Remark Following $15 Minimum Wage Passage in...

Governor's Office, February 7, 2019 -- Gov Pritzker is joined by Senate and House members in his office, following the Illinois...

The Impact of a $15 Hour Minimum Wage on Illinois’ Retailers

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Rob Karr, President and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, shares the impact of a...

Opposition to Proposed Property Tax on Chicago Area Businesses

We speak with Rob Karr of the IL Retail Merchants Assn., and Michael Mini of the Chicagoland Apartment Assn., about their opposition to the...

Gov Rauner Talks of His Asian Trip in Search of New...

Chicago, September 18, 2017 --  Gov Rauner said his trip to Asia was very successful, and that he had a number of great conversations...

Improving Illinois’ Business Environment

Illinois Manufacturers Assn President Greg Baise, goes One-on-One about the state of the Illinois economy, what Illinois manufacturers want the state to do to...

The Budget Battle & Small Business

From Chicago: Rep Lou Lang (D) and NFIB head, Kim Maisch, discuss the on-going budget battle between Gov Rauner and legislative leaders -- and what...

Truckers, Fuel Taxes and Transportation Funding

From the State Capitol - As some in Illinois government now argue we need to increase the taxes on fuel, Don...

Gov Rauner & Business Owners on Fixing Illinois’ Economy

From Wheeling, IL:  Gov Rauner holds a round table discussion with regional business owners on the current business climate in Illinois, and listens to what...

From Immigrant, to Model, to Chicago Fashion Designer: Sylwia Wilczynska

Inside Small Business: Like many before her, she came to America without knowing the language but looking to start a new...

Why We May See an Increased Use of Illinois Coal

Springfield -- For some, coal is the environmental boogie man, damaging the air and the planet. It's frequently the target...