A published report in Site Selection magazine this month points to Illinois’ potential for economic opportunity and recovery. Illinois ranked in the Top 5 in Site Selection’s annual assessment of the states’ ability to attract new facilities. For 2015, the magazine ranked Illinois in third place behind Texas and Ohio for its ability to attract new facilities during the previous year.
Illinois is poised for prosperity, but the dysfunction of state government threatens it. That’s why it’s so important that lawmakers and the Governor make progress on a complete and constitutional state budget.