9:02 pm
Thu May 28, 2015

Peoria sees unemployment drop, despite job loss

The unemployment rate fell in every metro area in the state for the 14th month in a row. The Illinois Department of Employment Security is reporting an unemployment rate of 5.3-percent in April for the Peoria area. That’s a 1.3-percent decline from the same time last year. But the Peoria lost 3,100 jobs year-over-year.

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2:18 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Rauner could follow income tax drop schedule

Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner seems to be serious about letting the state’s income tax drop next year.  

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3:06 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

State unemployment lowest in five years, high nationally

Illinois' unemployment rate dropped last month -- to the lowest level in more than five years. But the state still has one of the worst rates in the country. 

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