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Administration Begins Design Process for $84 Million Communications Building at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Funding for Building Expansion Provided by Governor Pritzker’s Bipartisan Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan CARBONDALE – The Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB) today announced RATIO Architects will spearhead the design process for the expanded communications building on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) campus. CDB... Read More.

Delivering on Key Equity Goal, Pritzker Administration Awards $31.5 Million in First Ever Restore, Reinvest, and Renew Program Grants to Organizations Across the State

Historic R3 program awards grants to organizations in communities hit hardest by gun violence, unemployment, and criminal justice system overuse CHICAGO— Using revenue from adult-use cannabis sales, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) today announced 80 grants totaling $31.5 million to organizations... Read More.

Trump Administration Invests $46.4 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Illinois ReConnect Funding to Connect 8,500 Rural Households to High-speed Internet e-Connectivity

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 13, 2020 - The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $46.4 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Illinois. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress... Read More.

Pritzker Administration Launches New Resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) to Benefit Students, Educators and Families

Springfield, IL -The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced today the publication of a new website to provide a consolidated resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in Illinois. View the new site at https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/doit-steam/Pages/default.aspx. Organizations across... Read More.