workers compensation

State News
2:44 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Illinois House to vote on changes to workers' compensation

House Speaker Michael Madigan

Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan says the Illinois House will consider changes to the state's workers' compensation insurance system when it reconvenes Thursday.

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State News
2:40 pm
Wed May 27, 2015

Illinois Senate panel rejects 1 of Rauner's top priorities

An Illinois Senate committee has rejected one of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's top pro-business priorities.

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State News
8:19 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Legislators facing unresolved issues as adjournment looms

Illinois legislators took a weekend break, even though there are major issues unresolved heading toward their May 31st adjournment.  

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State News
7:06 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Rauner proposes compromise for workers compensation reform

Even as Republican Governor Bruce Rauner has finally introduced a formal plan to restructure Illinois' workers compensation system, the Democratic-led Illinois House Friday took a series of votes designed to show there isn't support for it to pass. 

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State News
6:17 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Lawmakers hold hearing on Workers Comp regulations

Illinois state lawmakers today are scheduled to hold a rare hearing into what kind of regulations should be in place for workers who are injured on the job.

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State News
5:15 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Governor Rauner talks about worker's compensation

Despite a decline in unemployment in the past year, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says changes are needed to prevent the loss of jobs in the state.   

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State News
7:04 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Illinois gets poor marks for cost of doing business in the state

Illinois dropped eleven spots in a national survey of the best places to do business. Business leaders say they're not surprised. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports.

The CNBC survey ranks Illinois 37th overall. But the state gets especially poor marks when it comes to the cost of doing business. Illinois comes in at 44th out of 50 states.

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