Illinois Policy Institute: It’s the first decade in the state’s history where we’ve lost population

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Illinois Policy Institute Vice President of Marketing Austin Berg joins John Williams to explain why the exodus the state has experienced of late is significant. And he describes the main points that have pushed out current residents and prevented newcomers.

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