Domestic visitation to the city totaled 50.97 million people last year, a 4.5 percent jump over 2014’s record performance and the first time that the city hosted more than 50 million domestic tourists.
Illinoisans don’t like how they’re being disrespected by their politicians – paying ever-higher taxes for ever-fewer services. So they leave.One of those people leaving is a North Shore neighbor of mine moving to Colorado. For him, the calculus was simple. Stay and pay more and more for a government he trusts less and less, or leave and save $1 million dollars.