How To Reverse The Exodus From Illinois
For the fourth straight year, Illinois’ total population continued to decline — one of only eight states in the country to see a population loss. So what is driving people out of the state? And what can Illinois do to draw potential residents in? For the last month, the Chicago Tribune’s editorial board has been weighing the causes and prevention for the state’s declining population. We take a look.
Michael Lev, Chicago Tribune editorial board member