Although he gives U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) high marks for his responsiveness to business leaders, Chicago Lexus dealer Mike McGrath Sr. says the overall business climate in Illinois seems to be getting worse.
Illinois' fiscal situation is out of control and the state has increased taxes drastically over the past few years, but some politicians are saying enough is enough, including U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, who is seeking re-election.
Thanks to a guaranteed annual cost of living pay increase for state pensioners, as well as years of inadequate pension funding, Illinois now sits on the edge of fiscal calamity, warns the law firm of Keefe, Campbell, Biery & Associates.
Multiple television favorites set against an Illinois backdrop recently won renewal for the 2018-19 season, with approval given to FOX’s “Empire” and NBC’s trio of Chicago shows including “Chicago P.D.,” “Chicago Med,” and “Chicago Fire.”
Minority entrepreneurs will have the chance to strengthen the state’s start-up and small business community by applying for the 2018 Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) program.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) today announced that its second Small Business Center “On the Road” Expo of 2018 will take place Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Arturo Velasquez Institute.