A recent report by Pew Charitable Trusts shows Moody’s Analytics is predicting job growth in Illinois in 2014 at .98 percent – the worst forecast in the nation.  This has State Representative Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) concerned and calling on his fellow lawmakers in Springfield to take action. 

He says at .98 percent, Illinois will see an increase of about 57,000 jobs in 2014. 

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North Dakota is expected to be the number one state in job creation with a rate of 3.57 percent.  Of all Illinois’ neighbors, Kay says Kentucky has the highest expected growth rate with a rate of 1.63 percent.  Missouri has an expected growth rate of 1.33.  The study can be found by clicking on the link:         

http://www.pewstates.org/research/data-visualizations/top-states-for-job-creation-in-2014-85899531089.


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