Todd Maisch
Sarah Clemente snuggles with daughter Penelope Clemente, 6, at their home in Charleston, W.Va., on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Clemente supported a paid family medical leave proposal that was removed from President Joe Biden's social spending plan because of opposition from West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin.
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The state of paid family leave in Illinois

The United States is currently one of only six counties without a national paid leave policy. To talk about the current state of paid family leave in Illinois, The 21st was joined by a professor of labor and employment relations and someone who's been working to expand access to paid leave in Illinois.

Todd Maisch, president of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.
Illinois Chamber of Commerce

State Of Trump: Good For Business

After one year of Donald Trump’s presidency, the business community is largely pleased with the results: reductions in tax rates and a rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations. But there are concerns about the president's positions on immigration, and the general chaos of the White House.

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