//
archives

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

This tag is associated with 10 posts

Governor Pat Quinn Rolls Out New Cabinet Appointments

(Chicago, IL) – April 2, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn on Monday at 12:01 a.m. rolled-out new appointments to his administration, including a new Illinois public health chief and new budget and economic development directors. Quinn tapped Dr. La Mar Hasbrouck, who most recently served as public health director and commissioner of mental health in upstate … Continue reading »

Illinois Gets $48 Million from U.S. Government to Recover from Hurricane “Ike” storm damage in 2008

(Springfield, IL) – June 17, 2011. You remember Hurricane Ike from 2008? Well, the federal government is still dishing “recovery” cash. And Illinois is getting some. Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Director Warren Ribley yesterday announced that Illinois is getting $48 million. Continue reading »

Big Blagojevich Donor Gets $10.3 Million State Investment Package to Keep 300 Jobs in Illinois

(Chicago, IL) — April 12, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $10.3 million business investment package to help a Chicago-based steel manufacturer, a large source of campaign cash to ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich, expand its operations and help keep more 300 jobs in Illinois. Continue reading »

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Kisses Good-Bye to Business Investment in Illinois

(Springfield, IL) – January 28, 2011. GOP Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker kissed good-bye to an investment by American Aluminum Extrusion Co, based in Beloit, Wisconsin, which will open a new $7.5 million manufacturing facility in Roscoe, Illinois. Continue reading »

Gov. Pat Quinn Taps Jack Lavin as Chief of Staff; 3rd in 2 Years

(Chicago, IL) — December 13, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn today named long-time aide Jack Lavin as his Chief of Staff, replacing current Chief of Staff Michelle Saddler, appointed to the job in August, who will resume her previous post as Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services. Continue reading »

National Restaurant Association Convention Will Remain at McCormick Place, Gov. Pat Quinn Says

(Chicago, IL) — November 15, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley today announced that the National Restaurant Association will continue to hold its annual convention in Chicago through 2016. Continue reading »

Chrysler Commits $600 Million to Belvidere Plant Expansion, Governor Pat Quinn Says

(Chicago, IL) — October 28, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn today announced that Chrysler is planning to invest $600 million over the next three years to expand its Belvidere assembly plant to produce “future vehicles”. Continue reading »

Chicago-based Groupon Gets $3.5 Million Grant from Gov. Pat Quinn to Hire 250 New Employees

(Chicago, IL) — October 19, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $3.5 million business investment package to create 250 new jobs at Chicago-based Groupon, Inc., the nation’s leading social shopping website, offering daily deals on local goods, services and cultural events. Continue reading »

Illinois Research and Development Tax Credit Gets Pat Quinn’s OK

(Chicago, IL) — June 24, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn yesterday signed legislation which extends a key research and development tax credit for Illinois businesses which secured plaudits from the Taxpayer’s Federation of Illinois. “With this new law, we are encouraging more companies to invest in Illinois – and the Illinois worker – by creating an … Continue reading »

Illinois Legislature: Senator Matt Murphy Pushes Bill through Illinois Senate to Slay Government Paperwork

(Springfield, IL) – May 4, 2010. The Illinois State Senate today unanimously approved, 54-0, legislation to help businesses, who are applying for development assistance programs through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), to avoid the snarl of duplicative paperwork. “This initiative will enable Illinois job creators to save time, money and energy … Continue reading »

Submit your email address and be among the first to receive our posts by e-mail as soon as they are published. It's free.

David Ormsby, Editor

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 139 other followers