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Analysis: Illinois ranks 6th worst on property tax study

Illinois finished 45th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Illinois' St. Clair County has 9th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Illinois' St. Clair County was nearly 3,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 441-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

State institution: These 2-year U.S. schools attract the most in-state students

Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: Illinois House members rank 20th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Illinois ranked 20th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

MOUNT PROSPECT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Business Breakfast

The Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce invites you to begin your day with other members of the Mount Prospect business community forbreakfast, networking and Village news.

MASCOUTAH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Mascoutah Color Run to be held Mar. 30

The Mascoutah 5K Run/Walk and Youth Run Will be held on Saturday, March 30 at Mascoutah High School.

OAK PARK-RIVER FOREST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BAC Meeting to be held Feb. 27

Informal, meeting of Oak Park business district leaders, business association headers and all other interested Oak Park business owners who gather to share information.

Analysis: Illinois ranks 9th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Illinois finished 42nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

CAROL STREAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce Foundation Eat Out In February Month-Burger Theory to be held Feb. 28

Join us on Thursday, February 28th at 11:30am - 1:30 for lunch at Burger Theory, 150 South Gary Avenue, Carol Stream (inside the Holiday Inn & Suites) to support the Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce Foundation raise scholarships dollars for graduating high school seniors who are residents of Carol Stream.

AURORA REGIONAL HISPANIC CHAMBER OR COMMERCE: Mujeres in Business Breakfast and Expo to be held Mar. 28

Join us on March 28th to keep recognizing Mujeres in business as entrepreneurs, leaders, coaches and most of the role model moms.

AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN POLAND: Mandatory Disclosure Regulations (MDR) to be held Feb. 26

AmCham will be hosting a workshop on Mandatory Disclosure Regulations (MDR), which entered into force January 1 this year and concern reporting so-called tax schemes.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in Illinois

Bradley University, University of Illinois at Chicago and Loyola University Chicago top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in Illinois in 2016

Illinois ranks No. 24 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Illinois was rated 24th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

The reviews are in: Customers are thrilled with Ferd Johnson Painting & Decorating

Local customers keep coming back for more work done by the team at Ferd Johnson Painting and Decorating because, they say, it’s just that good.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in the U.S.

Bradley University, University of Illinois at Chicago and Loyola University Chicago top the list of highest grossing college softball programs nationwide in 2016

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