The Illinois Chamber of Commerce is one of multiple groups joining the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies as it calls on Pres. Barack Obama to re-evaluate subsidies to Gulf carriers that give an unfair advantage to those carriers, while leaving U.S. airlines and American jobs at a disadvantage. To read the full news release, click the headline
Mitsubishi will close in Normal, meaning 1,200 jobs lost. What's the problem? "I think it's one that is readily fixable if we can just get parties from both sides to say this is about jobs," said Todd Maisch, president and CEO, Illinois Chamber of Commerce. It's critical for the Illinois economy and job market that state leaders return our state to a business-friendly climate. Click the headline to find the link to the story.