Illinois State Fair Vendors See Drop In Attendance, SalesIllinois State Fair vendors say attendance and sales declined from last year. Vendors say the mostly favorable weather didn't help boost sales for the fair that's seen a downward trend over the past decade.
Illinois Reaches Record TourismNearly 114 million people traveled to Illinois in 2017, an all-time high for the number of tourists visiting the state. Governor Bruce Rauner announced the record-breaking tourism numbers Tuesday.
Business Owners Applaud Rauner's Economic AgendaA group of suburban business owners on Tuesday said Gov. Bruce Rauner is mostly hitting the right notes as he tries to move the state’s economy forward.
Despite Improvement, Illinois Voters Very Worried About EconomyDespite clear signs that the nation's economy has been improving, an overwhelming percentage of Illinois voters are worried about the direction of the nation's economy in the next year.