Local leaders support Rauner’s proposal for public-private economic development partnership

February 1, 2016

Local leaders are excited about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s announcement to start a public-private partnership for economic development at the state level.

In his State of the State address last Wednesday, Rauner announced he will take executive action to establish the Illinois Business and Economic Development Corporation, taking some responsibilities out of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s hands.