Illinois Economic Growth Rated Highest in Midwest

Published 07/11 2014 10:29PM

Updated 07/11 2014 10:31PM

Governor Pat Quinn announces Friday that the potential economic growth in Illinois is the highest of any state in the Midwest.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve stated that over the next 6 months, Illinois is expected to grow the fastest.
Its projected rate over the next six months is believed to increase by 2.49%t.
Ohio is a close second with a 2.3% project rate.
Bordering states Iowa and Indiana both expect around a 1.5% increase.
Meantime, Quinn’s opponent Bruce Rauner is running TV ads claiming stats show during Quinn’s first three years in office, Illinois was last among the 10 Midwest states in job growth.

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