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Thursday, January 21, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACT:  Michelle Hanneken January 22, 2021                                                                     michelle.j.hanneken@illinois.govwww.Serve.Illinois.gov  Applications Available for the Governor’s Hometown Awards Recognition program applications due February 19th  SPRINGFIELD – The Serve Illinois Commission on ...read more
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
As Iowa and Illinois move toward phase 1B vaccinations, both states will report on vaccinations distributed by county on their websites:   Iowa link:https://idph.iowa.gov/Portals/1/userfiles/61/COVID19%20Vaccine%20Administration.pdfIllinois link:https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccinedata?county=Rock%20Island  For the latest information on vaccine status locally, please visit ...read more
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Friday, January 15, 2021
Gov. Pritzker Announces Limited Indoor Dining to Resume in Tier 1 as Three of 11 Regions Qualify to Move Out of Tier 3 MitigationsGov. Announces State to Move to Phase 1B of its COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Plan on January 25; Hundreds of Pharmacy Vaccination Sites Begin to Come Online, National Guard Deploys to Cook County to Stand Up Sites, St. Clair County to FollowFriday, January 15, ...read more
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Monday, January 11, 2021
EMBARGOED until Wednesday, January 13, 2021     Contact / Melanie Jones MelanieJones@QCCommunityFoundation.org (563) 326-2840     Two grants of $100,000 each will support transformational work in the Quad Cities region   The two Transformation Grants are the largest awarded by the Community Foundation each year, each address issues of equity in the bi-state region   QUAD CITIES, Iowa / ...read more
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Monday, January 11, 2021
The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of Treasury, announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the loan process beginning Monday, January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers.   Please check here for a link to the application when it goes live.   New borrowers will be able to submit your application beginning ...read more
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Monday, January 11, 2021
Today Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced nearly 9,000 grants totaling more than $275 million released through the Business Interruption Grants (BIG) program to businesses in over 600 communities across the state. Through this historic program – the largest of its kind in the nation – emergency assistance grants have been provided ...read more
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Monday, January 11, 2021
MEDIA RELEASE St. Ambrose University January 11, 2020 Contact: Craig DeVrieze 563-333-6294 563-940-6094   St. Ambrose Sales Program One of Only 59 Worldwide Fully Recognized by the University Sales Center Alliance The St. Ambrose University Business and Healthcare Sales Program has been elevated to full membership in the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA), joining 55 other college and ...read more
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Friday, January 08, 2021
BREAKING: SBA, in consultation withThe U.S. Department of the Treasury, announced today that the #PaycheckProtection Program will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January 11, and Second Draw PPP Loans on Wednesday, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic
Friday, January 08, 2021
Scott County Health Department licensed facilities, On Thursday, January 7, 2021, Governor Reynolds issued a new proclamation that extends the public health measures from the previous proclamation until 11:59 pm on February 6, 2021. The proclamation can be found here. The proclamation continues to require that when people are in an indoor public space, and unable to social distance for 15 ...read more
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Thursday, January 07, 2021
Illinois e-News Release For Immediate Release:                                                                                                                     Contact: Paul Isaac January 5th, 2021                                                                                                                         Paul.Isaac@illinois.govIllinois Department of Financial and Professional ...read more
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Thursday, January 07, 2021
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Monday, January 04, 2021
Illinois e-News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2020 Contact: Mike Matulis 217-785-1719Michael.Matulis@illinois.gov   Illinois Department of Labor Issues Minimum Wage Hike Reminder Minimum Wage Increases to $11 an hour New Year’s Day SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ minimum wage is set to increase to $11 an hour on Friday, January 1, 2021. The Illinois Department of Labor is encouraging ...read more
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Monday, January 04, 2021
GOVERNOR PRITZKER ANNOUNCES $9 MILLION MADE AVAILABLE TO BOOST DEVELOPMENT OF WET LABS ACROSS ILLINOIS New Initiative to Expand Access to Wet Lab and Research Space and Bolster Illinois’ Status as a Leader in Research and Life Science CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced the Rebuild Illinois Wet Lab Capital Program, a ...read more
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Monday, January 04, 2021
CONTACT:   Rebecca Cisco | 217.524.1219rebecca.cisco@illinois.govIDES Preparing to Administer New Federal COVID-19 Relief Legislation State Unemployment Agencies Will Require Clear, Concise Guidance from USDOL for Smooth Implementation SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that it remains committed to implementing newly announced federal ...read more
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Monday, January 04, 2021
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Monday, January 04, 2021
SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline through Dec. 31, 2021 The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.  The deadline extension comes as a result of the recent bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill ...read more
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Monday, January 04, 2021
Can employers require employees to get vaccinated?   A common question that has been asked is whether employers can require employees to get vaccinated.  The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated its technical assistance page What You Should Know about COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and other Equal Employment Opportunity Laws.  Notably, Section K provides ...read more
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Monday, January 04, 2021
New U.S. Citizenship Test The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has revised the civics portion for the 2020 naturalization test.  For applications filed after December 1, 2020, the 2020 version of the civics test will be given. For applications filed before December 1, 2020, the 2008 version will be given.  The civics portion tests your knowledge of U.S. history and government.  ...read more
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Monday, January 04, 2021
Iowa Emergency Solutions Grant CARES Act  The Emergency Solutions Grant program helps prevent households from becoming homeless due to eviction, and assists Iowans experiencing homelessness to quickly regain rental housing.  Examples of assistance available to eligible individuals include rent and utility payments, including in arrears, legal assistance, application fees, security and utility ...read more
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Monday, January 04, 2021
Rebuild Distress Communities Round 2 – Opened December 21, 2020 and Closes January 21, 2021 This is a GRANT program to support businesses in Illinois that have sustained property damage as a result of civil unrest during protests and demonstrations on or after May 25, 2020. The funds of the program will be used to reimburse Illinois businesses for significant repairs to property that have ...read more
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Ascentra Scholarship Program The Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Competition offers a total of $10,000 in scholarships to assist members planning to further their education. The scholarships are as follows: Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to high school students planning to enter college.Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to non-traditional students age 19 or over planning to attend ...read more
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