An Illinois based company is picking up and leaving the state. Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels says he offered Modern Drop Forge a five-and-a-half-million-dollar incentive to build a new facility in Merrillville. Despite the move, Governor Quinn says Illinois is still the jobs leader in the Midwest.
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Despite the move, Governor Quinn says current reforms to the business climate, like overhauling the workers compensation system, will keep business in Illinois.
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Quinn says he never wants companies to leave Illinois but if that's what they feel is best for their business, then Quinn says quote, "it's a free country."