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Illinois bill backlog expected to reach $14 billion

Brendan Bakala, Illinois Policy Institute Sep. 6, 2016, 2:09pm

Illinois’ unpaid bills could reach new highs by summer 2017.

Illinois workforce shrinks by 33,600 in July

Brendan Bakala, Illinois Policy Institute Aug. 23, 2016, 8:39am

Illinois’ preliminary jobs report shows the unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent in July due to large numbers of residents dropping out of the labor force for the third consecutive month.