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2016 corruption watch: Chicago, East St. Louis take top corruption spots

Mindy Ruckman, Illinois Policy Institute Jan. 2, 2017, 1:05pm

This year was full of corruption and mismanagement from public officials, but four instances in particular stand out.

Illinois loses people at a higher rate than any other Midwestern state

Mindy Ruckman, Illinois Policy Institute Dec. 8, 2015, 10:47am

Since 2010, Illinois has lost on net 2.6 percent of its taxpayers and dependents, along with billions of dollars of taxable income, dwarfing the rates of out-migration of other Midwestern and neighboring states.