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Illinois third worst state for businesses, Chief Executive Magazine says




Only New York and California are worse for businesses, the Chief Executive Magazine says. 

How would you like to be responsible for that?  

Check out what Wirepoints writes about the embarrassing status for Illinois. 

Add to that a new Legislative Scorecard put out by an Illinois-based manufacturing association. Less than 30% of Illinois state lawmakers vote favorably towards small to mid-sized manufacturers. 

Read the findings at the Technology & Manufacturing Association's 2022 Legislative Scorecard. How did your lawmakers do in their scores concerning manufacturing?  


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  1. One of my LOB is in a small business consulting capacity, I specialize in franchises, small starts ups, and small business format replication.
    I have not recommended to any client that they attempt to start-up anything in IL or expand here (unless it is transportation related in over 15 years. Other states are more business friendly and have vastly superior low skill and semi-skilled labor pools.
    Why anyone would start a business in IL is beyond me (the afore mentioned transportation related business vertical a noted exception.)