May 2017 Rezin: enterprise zone activation for LaSalle County, surrounding area to spur jobs, investment

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The Illinois Valley will now be much more competitive in bringing new jobs and new investment to the area thanks to an economic tool State Sen. Sue Rezin helped activate for the region. Rezin announced May 16 the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has certified the enterprise zone for LaSalle County and surrounding counties, which allows the Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority (UIRVDA) to officially...

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May 2015 Bush helps add Lake County to Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority

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SPRINGFIELD — Lake County will join an economic development group that provides low-interest loans to business owners and housing developers without any burden on taxpayers after legislative efforts by State Sen. Melinda Bush. Following talks in the General Assembly, Bush, D-Grayslake, successfully pushed for Lake County’s inclusion in the Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority (UIRVDA), one of the state’s regional development...

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August 2014: UIRVDA Funds Goodwill Industries

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On August 22, 2014, UIRVDA issued a $2,320,000 bond on behalf of Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois to construct a new facility in Crystal Lake, IL (McHenry County). The project will take place on an outlet on property next to a Walmart and will house a retail store and administer a LEt’s Go to Work program which provides individuals with significant employment barriers with a dedicated job coach to help them achieve dignity of work...

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December 2007: UIRVDA Funds New Assistive Living Facility in Morris

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UIRVDA Funds New Assistive Living Facility in Morris FOR RELEASE ON: Dec. 22, 2007 Contact: Andrew Hamilton, Executive Director Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority Tel: 866-325-7525 UIRVDA Funds New Assistive Living Facility in Morris Project is expected to create 50 new jobs in the area. Ottawa, IL … The Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority, UIRVDA, has issued $8,000,000 in bonds to Prism Healthcare Group to fund the...

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October 2007: UIRVDA Funds New Medical Facility and Health Club in Huntley

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FOR RELEASE ON: Oct. 18, 2007 Contact: Andrew Hamilton, Executive Director Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority Tel: 866-325-7525 UIRVDA Funds New Medical Facility and Health Club in Huntley Project is expected to create 90 new jobs in the area. Ottawa, IL … The Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority, UIRVDA, has issued $55,000,000 in bonds to NIMED Corporation, an affiliate of Centegra Health Systems, to fund the...

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December 2000: UIRVDA GAINS TWO NEW COUNTIES

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FOR RELEASE ON: December 19, 2000 Contact: Andrew Hamilton, Executive Director Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority Tel: 815/431-9250 SPRINGFIELD, IL – Governor George H. Ryan signed in to law a bill that adds Kane and McHenry Counties to the Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority (UIRVDA) territory. “The addition of Kane and McHenry Counties to UIRVDA will extend a powerful economic development tool to more...

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