The agriculture industry has had a rocky year, highlighted by a vicious drought and oppressive Midwestern heat. Farmers in Illinois and elsewhere are trying to make the best of the harvest, while bracing for what lies ahead. However, their immediate future is clouded by gridlock in Washington.
There have been new reports that the founder and CEO of Jimmy John’s restaurants could move his corporate headquarters out of Illinois.
The U.S. Postal Service is on the brink of default on a second multibillion-dollar payment it can't afford to pay.
Illinois' largest public-employee union is midway through its third month without a new state contract.
There are printed reports this week about the future of Jimmy John’s sandwich chain in Illinois.
Former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar says he’s sympathetic to current Governor Pat Quinn when it comes to state finances.
Illinois has completed a draft layout for a proposed airport in the far southern Chicago suburb of Peotone and submitted it to the Federal Aviation Administration for review.
Congressional candidate Rodney Davis says an extension of current tax rates and removing government regulation will mean the the survival of small employers.
A union for Illinois government workers says negotiations with the state are at a ``virtual standstill.''
After four years of discussing how to best publicize restaurant health inspection results, board of health members from Champaign County and the public health district have decided to move forward on a proposed color-code system that would require restaurants to disclose food inspection results.