RACVB Says Rockford Visitor Spending Up Pre-COVID
Things are pretty tough right now, but the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) says that prior to the impact of COVID-19 and record losses in the industry, Rockford and Winnebago County achieved an unprecedented ten-years of growth in its tourism sector.
Where You Live in Illinois May Determine Your Holiday Budget
So, have you got your holiday budgeting figured out? You know the drill: how much do I have to spend (assuming you don't want a credit card bomb to go off in your mailbox in January), and how much of it do I spend on the people on my gift list. It might be that your city of residence will help …
Could Illinois Budget Impasse Last For Years?
Illinois has been without a budget for a significant amount of time. In fact, we're approaching the point of operating for half of a fiscal year without a spending plan in place. However, if one lawmaker is to be believed, we're just getting started...
Illinois Senate Approves More Spending With No Budget
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
Another installment of “Budgeting on the Fly” is underway in Springfield.
The Illinois Senate Wednesday passed a nearly $4 billion spending bill – about half of which would come from the general revenue fund – to pay for some …

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