Charting a Course for the Future: How Rural Communities Can Thrive

Charting a Course for the Future: How Rural Communities Can [...]

Charting a Course for the Future: How Rural Communities Can Thrive2024-04-23T11:02:23-05:00

Sorensen Announces Funding to Help Rural and Small Businesses Lower Energy Costs

October 31, 2023. ROCK ISLAND, IL – Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) [...]

Sorensen Announces Funding to Help Rural and Small Businesses Lower Energy Costs2023-11-14T15:51:38-06:00

Study: Legal Weed Doesn’t Provide ‘Value’ For Roughly A Third of Metro, Rural Counties

October 16, 2023.   The analysis, entitled “The Costs and Benefits [...]

Study: Legal Weed Doesn’t Provide ‘Value’ For Roughly A Third of Metro, Rural Counties2023-10-28T18:38:37-05:00

Retail sales grew for Galesburg in 2020; Peoria, Springfield, Moline, Rock Island saw declines

June 21, 2021.   Last year, 11 Illinois city's economies monitored [...]

Retail sales grew for Galesburg in 2020; Peoria, Springfield, Moline, Rock Island saw declines2023-10-28T18:36:08-05:00

Employers looking to tap the ‘labor reserve’ for new workers may need to be willing to meet them halfway on their needs

January 24, 2022.   Dr. Adee Athiyaman reports that about [...]

Employers looking to tap the ‘labor reserve’ for new workers may need to be willing to meet them halfway on their needs2023-10-28T18:36:45-05:00

Nebraska Public Media – Rural America is getting older. A fifth of the population is now over the age of 65

December 5, 2022. “We learned during COVID that many people [...]

Nebraska Public Media – Rural America is getting older. A fifth of the population is now over the age of 652023-09-15T19:59:23-05:00

GOVERNING – How Relocation Incentives Are Fueling Local Economic Growth

August 11, 2022. Located in Central Illinois, Mattoon is a [...]

GOVERNING – How Relocation Incentives Are Fueling Local Economic Growth2023-09-15T19:53:26-05:00
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