Illinois lags in wage, job growth

Small business growth lags in the Land of Lincoln according to a recent report by Paychex, which puts Illinois last in hourly and weekly wage growth among small businesses.

Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch said a preliminary impression of the data suggests Illinois’ reaction to the pandemic may be to blame.

Honor Flights for veterans canceled for the year

Flights to take veterans of foreign wars of advanced age to Washington D.C. to visit memorials in their honor have been canceled for this year.

The Land of Lincoln Honor Flight organization hoped to continue flights in October, but travel restrictions in the air and on the ground by bus will make it more difficult for the aging population.

Similar groups have canceled flights out of Chicago through the year, but…

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