Drivers in Illinois sent more than $200 million in additional gas taxes to Springfield in the first two months after the state's motor fuel tax doubled.
Illinois lawmakers doubled the state’s gas tax to 38 cents a gallon. That rate went into effect on July 1. In July, drivers paid $99 million more than the year before. New revenue numbers from the Illinois Department of Revenue made available this week showed drivers paid $101.5 million more in August than the year before.
In a graduate data analytics class at DePaul University in Chicago, the topic of AI in hiring came up. Students learned how facial expressions can inform automated hiring decisions. The topic was news to Jaime Andrade Jr., a student in the class.
Andrade discussed it with a professor and researched automated interviewing. He concluded: "People should have a right to know this is happening." He was in a position to do something about it.
CHICAGO-- The Illinois Chamber of Commerce named Baker Mackenzie Partner Doug Darch as the 2019 recipient of the Reinhart Champion of Free Enterprise Award for his significant contributions to the business community in Illinois over the past year. The annual award is given to one individual who shows outstanding leadership in business advocacy in the past twelve months.