One in four workers from southwestern Illinois crosses the Mississippi River to work in Missouri. Far fewer Missourians come to Illinois for their jobs.
One in four workers from southwestern Illinois crosses the Mississippi River to work in Missouri. Far fewer Missourians come to Illinois for their jobs. Zia Nizami BND file photo
One in four workers from southwestern Illinois crosses the Mississippi River to work in Missouri. Far fewer Missourians come to Illinois for their jobs. Zia Nizami BND file photo

Commute brings higher pay for Illinois workers as they improve St. Louis labor pool

October 31, 2017 05:15 PM