Posts Tagged ‘2012’


  • 2nd Lowest Unemployment in IL for Adams County

    August 24th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    July unemployment figures in Adams County rose by 0.1% over June, but remain slightly lower than a year ago. At 6.8%, Adams County is tied for the second lowest unemployment in the state of Illinois. The City of Quincy’s July unemployment rate is 7.4% which is up 0.3% over last month, but down 0.1% from […]

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  • Governor Quinn Signs Enterprise Zone Extension Legislation

    August 8th, 2012 | Featured, News

    Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill 3616 on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, “providing stable and predictable job creation and retention incentives for the long term” via the Illinois Enterprise Zone legislation, according to Craig Coil, President of the Illinois Enterprise Zone Association. Coil went on to say in a press release, “More importantly, it also gives […]

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  • Adams County Ranks 3rd in Unemployment

    July 27th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    Adams County June unemployment figures rose slightly over May which can be attributed in part to a seasonal rise that coincides with the end of the school year. Adams County still has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state of Illinois at 6.7%. Brown County (4.8%) and Woodford County (6.6%) are the only […]

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  • Unemployment Rates Drop Again

    May 25th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    Jobless rates declined again in Western Illinois for the month of April. Adams County had the 2nd lowest unemployment rate in the state at 5.6 percent. Brown County had the lowest at 4.1 percent The City of Quincy’s unemployment sits at 6.0 percent. For a complete list of unemployment figures across the state, visit the IDES […]

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  • 2012 Tri-State Housing Summit

    May 16th, 2012 | Featured, News, Uncategorized

    YOU ARE INVITED! 2012 Tri-State Housing Summit – June 7 The Tri-State Development Housing Task Force invites you to join elected officials and business/industry leaders for a day of dialogue about housing issues our region faces including resources, shortfalls and opportunities. Adequate housing – like highways, healthcare and retail establishments – is necessary to achieve […]

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