Huge mass of commuters show economic ...

Huge mass of commuters show economic links between counties, states

There are 4 comments on the Belleville News Democrat story from Apr 2, 2013, titled Huge mass of commuters show economic links between counties, states. In it, Belleville News Democrat reports that:

Nearly 40 percent of all metro-east residents are traveling outside their county of residence for work --a figure one expert believes points to the need for further cooperation between local governments to ensure economic growth.

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Frank_from_ESain t

East Saint Louis, IL

#1 Apr 3, 2013
How bout forcin those contractors that are building that Multi- Milliondollar Bridge to hire some locals
Brian

Glen Carbon, IL

#2 Apr 3, 2013
If Illiois had jobs there wouldnt be a ned for new bridge
The contrctors wont hire locals for the same reason there are no jos in Illinois
Judy

Edwardsville, IL

#3 Apr 3, 2013
Total joke, its 'Never' been what you know in Granite. Got the right network and know the right person. Bam, you won't have to travel far neither. ......and so it goes.....
tcb

Granite City, IL

#4 Apr 5, 2013
good for the people who got jobs... bad for us who have to deal with the heavier traffic lol

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