Business Climate

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

CEOs Rank Illinois 48th In Nation For Business

A new survey of several hundred corporate chief executives finds they have a very low opinion of the business climate in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Disappointed In Caterpillar CEO’s Remarks About Business Climate

Gov. Pat Quinn is reacting to last week’s announcement by Caterpillar that Illinois is out of the running as the location for a new plant that would create 1,400 jobs.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Small Business Owners Seek ‘Big, Bold Changes’ From State

A lobbying group for Illinois’ small business owners says it’s time for major reforms from state government to improve the state’s deteriorating business climate.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012