INDIANAPOLIS | If you picture the 150 members of the General Assembly as a choir, this year they sang their loudest hosannas for the business-first agenda of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Hongxia (Mary) Ma, director of the Illinois International Trade Center at Governors State University, was invited to participate in the Asia Pacific Economic Forum last month at the White House.
Hongxia (Mary) Ma, director of the Illinois International Trade Center at Governors State University, is pictured at the White House's Asia Pacific Economic Forum.
CHICAGO (AP) — The addition of 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas' museum of art and movie memorabilia to Chicago will give the city a museum campus as impressive as the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically embraced the mantra of tax simplification that participants attending his tax conference Tuesday claimed is urgently needed in Indiana.
GLENWOOD | Plans to reopen Sanfratello's Pizza at its 127 W. Main St. location have been scrapped, owner Joe Sanfratello said.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board gave its recommendations this week to significant property tax breaks for a pair of businesses.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has vowed to take whatever actions are needed to ensure that by 2025 at least 60 percent of Hoosier workers have earned college degrees or other post-high school credentials sought by Indiana employers.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council voted last week to recommend that Cook County grant a property tax break to A Pro Metal Recycling, which wants to take an abandoned site at 100 Riverside Drive and turn it into a plant for its metal recycling company.
CALUMET CITY | Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush told business owners Tuesday she believes local government is doing the best it can to offer them support.
GARY | An international mining company is planning a major expansion in Buffington Harbor and a new green technology facility near the Gary/Chicago International Airport.
GLENWOOD | Although hopes have not been completely abandoned that Wal-Mart may reverse a reported decision to relocate from Glenwood, officials have begun to prepare for the loss of tax dollars associated with its move.
LANSING | There are still traces of the old Sam’s Club warehouse store that existed on Torrence Avenue just south of Interstate 80, yet village officials said the beginnings of the new Super Wal-Mart structure that will replace it are now in place.
LANSING | Municipal officials said Friday they are taking special interest in the possible sale of the Pioneer Motel – whose iconic windmill is a sight people have seen for decades as they enter the south suburban village off Interstate 80.
MATTESON | The village is looking for a company willing to buy the Lincoln Mall shopping center and make needed repairs to revitalize it into an economically sound retail business.
Businesses can get U.S. Small Business Administration-backed 504 Loans to buy land, build new facilities or add new machinery.
CALUMET CITY | Attorneys for municipal government will continue to negotiate with a metal recycling company that wants to relocate a plant it now operates in southwest suburban Bedford Park to a site in Calumet City.
INDIANAPOLIS | When it comes to federal spending for Indiana projects, Gov. Mike Pence is discovering the view from his Statehouse desk is a lot different from his old stomping ground in the U.S. House.
CALUMET CITY | A City Council committee gave its recommendation to providing financial help from Tax Increment Finance district funds to an adhesive company that wants to do an overhaul of their plant.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's economy would grow by nearly $40 million over three years and the state would reap an extra $2.7 million in sales tax revenue if marriage between same-sex couples was legalized, a new study found.
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