Gov. Bruce Rauner recently issued a statement announcing his decision to amend an emergency rule he handed down earlier in the year that lowered the income threshold for Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) eligibility.
State Rep. Mike Fortner (R-Dist. 49) recently held a renewable-energy forum regarding the Illinois Clean Jobs Bill.
A recent report from the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics shows job opportunities in Illinois are about the same as they were 17 years ago, indicating a sputtering job market.