Business Leaders Call For Upgrading Locks, Dams On Illinois WaterwaysA boatload of business, farm and political leaders say Illinois locks and dams need boatloads of money for maintenance and upgrading, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Chicago Workers Protest Gov. Walker's Speech In SpringfieldDozens of Chicago union workers boarded buses to Springfield Tuesday morning, where they joined about 3,000 other workers protesting today's speech by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
Durbin, Business Leaders Frustrated With Transit Funding DeadlockRoad and mass transit construction projects nationwide could begin grinding to a halt next week unless a deadlock over funding is broken in Congress, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is getting impatient.
Chamber Applauds Reported State Budget Cut PlansA group representing Illinois businesses gives Gov. Pat Quinn average grades for job creation, and says an across-the-board budget cut is a good idea.
Business, Labor Leaders Push For Federal Road FundingLabor and management leaders found a way to be on the same side – in favor of federal highway dollars staying in the inbound lanes into Illinois.
Business Owners: State Treats Some Businesses Better Than OthersAs Illinois lawmakers continue meeting with businesses and business groups to talk about the state’s corporate tax structure, some say it’s not fair the state treats some businesses better than others.