Commentary: Illinois needs both business and labor, so they must cooperate


The Illinois Chamber of Commerce believes that business and labor can work together. Here are three areas where they can in Illinois.

State treasurers, comptrollers call on House Speaker, Congressional lawmakers to take action on debt ceiling


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) – State treasurers and comptrollers across the nation including Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs are calling on U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and other lawmakers on Capitol Hill to take action to reach an agreement on raising the debt ceiling. Otherwise, they warned in a letter to him sent Tuesday, it could have major consequences for their states, including Illinois.

Taking time off


Sherry Morris says a bill that will soon head to the governor's desk for his signature would boost her quality of life "tremendously" as she works in low-income clients' homes to help them maintain independence.