Administration Takes Step Forward on Job Creation – EDGE Tax Credits

DCEO Signing EDGE Tax Credit Agreements; Still Will Not Disburse; Film Credits, Enterprise Zones Also Impacted

After reaching economically-responsible compromises on Unemployment Insurance Reform, the Child Care Assistance Program and DON Score legislation, the Rauner Administration announced on November 10 that it is taking some steps forward on EDGE Tax Credits as well as re-instituting the Film Tax Credit approvals. Both credits were suspended for new projects at the beginning of the fiscal year. Continue reading

Aurora Business, Spectrum Technologies, Receives Metro Chicago Exports Grant

Spectrum Technologies, located in Aurora, offers affordable weather and plant measurement tools to help professionals use objective data to make better decisions regarding plant, crop, and turf inputs. The mission of Spectrum Technologies is to serve as a valued partner of customers’ research and production teams by helping turn plant measurement data into information for profitable decision-making. Continue reading