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Thursday, September 7, 2023
Catching Up with Coffey

JOBS Illinois supplements its overall July 4.5% unemployment report with report on metro areas. The follow-up July report breaks out Illinois’ joblessness numbers with numbers from 14 key metro areas…

Monday, July 31, 2023
Catching Up with Coffey

STATE GOVERNMENT Watchdog report indicates massive failure of maintenance in Illinois’ prison system. The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) operates 27 correctional facilities throughout the state. Ranging up to maximum…

Monday, June 12, 2023
Catching up with Coffey

How the budget is impacting our state and our communities Budget Pritzker signs unbalanced FY24 Illinois State Budget. Earlier this week, Governor JB Pritzker signed the Democrat-crafted budget into law. The…