Business in Illinois in recent years has seen it’s ups and downs, but expectations are still high. Steve Grzanich learned about what Todd Maisch (President and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce) will be focusing on to help better business in the state and the top 3 things he wants to see change with the new administration.
Incoming Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul will help steer the ongoing legislative debate about his state’s biometric privacy law.
Tech companies and privacy advocates are battling over a proposal to amend the law regulating the use of biometric data such as fingerprints, iris and retinal scans and facial recognition technology. Raoul (D), elected Nov. 6, has signaled he will weigh in against legislation that would scale back the law.
In late 2017, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s re-election campaign debuted an ad featuring three Republican governors from surrounding states sarcastically saying “thank you” to House Speaker Michael Madigan for “raising Illinois taxes” and “helping create new jobs” in their states.
The ad was an opening salvo in a campaign that has seen Rauner and his Democratic critics blame one another over who is more responsible for economic growth that lags behind most other states.
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