The move cost Illinois 125 to 150 manufacturing jobs. “Overall, we look for the best place to locate for our manufacturing,” stated Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Joel Warady “Finding a manufacturing-friendly state was part of the process.”
It’s a scandal unto itself about the organization that’s supposed to be looking out for Illinois consumers in utility rate-making. But the story’s significance goes beyond that scandal. It should also seal the case against CEJA, the Clean Energy Jobs Act.
Mark was on with with Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson discussing Wirepoints' new report on the need for comprehensive pension reform, the push for a progressive tax and the potential for a federal bailout for irresponsible states like Illinois.