The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce said that Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration recently announced measures would be taken to put in place EDGE tax credits as well as to reactivate film tax credit approvals.
Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine recently hosted a program for potential medical students to showcase the pool of health care talent in the area. The program was an initiative of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Springfield program.
WCIA-TV News in Champaign recently received the Better Business Bureau's Partners In Trust Award for the station's dedication to keeping the public information about scams in Central Illinois as well as the role of the BBB.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce said Friday that the state's deteriorating roadways will get the help they need in the coming years - thanks to passage of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which will ensure five years' worth of funding through federal programs.
Crain's Chicago Business' 40 Under 40 list recognizing business people making their mark in the Chicago area with their innovative ideas and fresh perspectives recently included Chicago entrepreneur and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce member Melissa Ballate.