The Workforce and Illinois Small Business Development Center is offering webinars at no-cost to assist small business owners with the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans. How to Prepare & Apply for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program The U.S. Small Business Administration... Read More.
House Democrats seeking common ground with Gov. Bruce Rauner in order to end the budget stalemate and put the state on a path to fiscal stability are asking the governor to consider their reform proposals that will improve the business climate while lifting... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner joined Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti today to discuss issues affecting our rural communities in Illinois at the Illinois Institute of Rural Affairs' 28th Annual Economic Development Conference in Springfield. "Our rural communities may be small, but their impact is... Read More.
House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, D-Chicago, issued the following statement Wednesday after Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Budget Address: “Throughout my time in state government, legislators and governors from both parties have agreed that the state budget must be a priority. While the House... Read More.
Speaker Michael J. Madigan, D-Chicago, is directing the House Revenue committee to take up a Democratic Caucus proposal to reinstate a key tax credit for employers who create jobs in Illinois. In a letter to state Rep. Michael Zalewski, chairman of the... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today released the following statement on Democratic leaders embracing economic changes: “After two years, both Democratic leaders finally agree that we must have a balanced budget with economic changes to increase our competitiveness to grow jobs. That's an important... Read More.
National Adult Education and Literacy Week, September 26 – October 1, underscores the continued demand for programs and services for adult students who need to improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math and obtain a high school equivalency certificate. More than 36... Read More.