Tuesday was a busy day for the insurance companies who applied to be a part of the Illinois insurance exchange. One of those companies is Health Alliance, which is based in Urbana. Jana Perry is the Vice President of Medicare and Individual Services with Health Alliance in Urbana. She spoke with Illinois Public Media’s Sean Powers about the new opportunities for people created by the Affordable Care Act, and how Health Alliance intends to stay competitive in the exchange.
Archer Daniels Midland Company has told an Illinois House committee it is seeking about $20 million in tax credits as it decides whether to keep its global headquarters in the state.
A proposed incentive package created to persuade Archer Daniels Midland Company to keep its global headquarters in Illinois is sparking debate among lawmakers.
Illinois lawmakers are considering a tax incentive package to get Archer Daniels Midland Company to relocate its headquarters to Chicago.
Officials say Illinois farmers had the safest season in decades last year, with a dozen farm-related fatalities.
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company says that after 44 years in Decatur, it is looking for a new location for its headquarters.
BlackBerry says it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings results.
The unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.2 percent in Illinois last month. That's one of the country's highest jobless rates.
A new port facility for Decatur-based Archer Daniels Midland will serve as the central hub for receiving and shipping via rail.
When UPS told workers that it would no longer offer health coverage for spouses who had their own job-based insurance, it caused a big stir. But the shipping giant has plenty of company.