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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

Only 3 other states, District of Columbia have $15 minimum wage

From DuPage Policy Journal

If a current Senate bill clears the House and is signed into law, Illinois will join three other states and the District of Columbia in soon paying a minimum wage of $15 per hour.

Illinois ranked No. 36 in 2019 business climate index

Illinois finished at No. 36 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

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

Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College, Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute and Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fa

Analysis: Illinois posts 26th highest drop in food stamps participants

Illinois ranked No. 26 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Illinois not on track to tax online sales

Illinois is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Illinois posted 33rd highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Illinois ranked No. 33 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Illinois posted 4th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Illinois ranked No. 4 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Illinois posted 9th lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

Illinois ranked No. 36 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Illinois ranked No. 28 in average charitable giving

Illinois residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,792 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

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

Northern Illinois University, Chicago State University and Illinois State University top the list of highest grossing women's college golf programs nationwide in 2016

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

Northern Illinois University, DePaul University and Northwestern University top the list of highest grossing men's college golf programs nationwide in 2016

Benedictine University fields most volleyball players in Illinois

Benedictine University ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

U.S. WOMEN'S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Impacts of the Current Tax Law on Small Businesses to be held Dec. 6

What can small business owners do before year to prepare for tax season? The IRS is working on implementing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).

State institution: These 4-year Illinois schools attract the fewest in-state students

American InterContinental University, Principia College and DeVry University-Illinois enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year Illinois schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Principia College and Moody Bible Institute enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Which U.S. schools receive the most federal student aid?

Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield, Midwest Technical Institute-Moline and Illinois Valley Community College were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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