Chosen for her extensive business, government and human services experience, former Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger was named deputy governor today by Gov. Bruce Rauner in order to support conquering the state’s financial ordeals.
In an unexpected but promising turn of events, Cook County’s Maine Township constituency recently experienced the only slightly surprising nomination of current township trustee Laura Morask to run for the position of the municipality’s supervisor.
Under the state’s Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) auspices, Illinois’ Office of Trade and Investment has been awarded $850,000 in federal funding to promote small-business growth with an emphasis on expanding exports.
Joined by colleagues to create a robust health care system for the uninsured, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle recently announced plans for countywide coverage through the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS).
Manufacturing workers in Illinois suffered yet another blow this week when a major machinery manufacturer announced the layoffs of hundreds of workers in Illinois, an associate for a Chicago-based conservative think tank said in a recent article.