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Coal Valley officials have approved an agreement with Geneseo Communications, Inc. to bring fiber optic internet service to the village. At its Wednesday, May 4th meeting, the Coal Valley Village Board approved an agreement with Geneseo Communications, Inc., the areas premiere all fiber-to-the-premises provider, the approval to construct a community fiber network that will include powering its...

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On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the publication of a final rule amending the white collar overtime exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on May 23, 2016, increases the threshold salary for the exemption to $913 per week ($47,476 per year), the standard salary level at the 40th percentile of...

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The Quad Cities Chamber, in partnership with Exelon, has launched the Support Exelon Quad Cities Facebook page. In just one week page has amassed more than 3,700 followers, and people are using it to show their support of Exelon and the Next Generation Energy Plan (SB 1585)....

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More than 50 elected officials from across the bi-state area were joined by Q2030 Steering Committee members last week to learn how the Regional Action Plan is advancing the Quad Cities region, and the role elected officials play in the process....

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The 2016 QUAD CITY RETIREMENT PLAN FORUM hosted by Spay & Associates will be held on May 19th, 2016 at the Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel located at 111 East Second Street. The forum is for anyone who is involved in administering retirement plans including sponsors, members of retirement plan committees, HR professionals, CPA’s, attorneys, etc. It will be held from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm....

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The Quad Cities boasts stunning views of the Mississippi River and offers more than 300 miles of non-motorized recreational trails and nearly 7,500 acres of parks. QCTrails.org is a free, user-friendly, interactive, and mobile-responsive website that serves as a comprehensive resource that highlights these multi-purpose trails, parks, and side-paths. Users can track their physical activity...

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Every month in the Quad Cities, entrepreneurs get together to share their ideas, learn from those who have successfully launched businesses, and simply connect. They do this through Ignite Quad Cities, an initiative of the Quad Cities Chamber that fosters an entrepreneurial community. Launched in June 2014, the Ignite Quad Cities Entrepreneurial Meetup group began with a single member and has now...

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The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub (the Hub), an initiative of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, is beginning a new study which will result in a technology roadmap that will outline the region’s strengths in manufacturing related technology, and propose which new technologies would be most beneficial for companies in the Quad Cities to adopt. The second study will produce a strategy...

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Exelon is a key employer within our region, and the energy it produces is vital to Illinois and our bi-state region. Last week, Exelon announced that it will retire the Clinton plant in 2017 and the Cordova plant in 2018 if the Illinois legislature and governor are unable to pass the Next Generation Energy Plan this year....

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The Quad Cities Chamber and regional economic development partners were recognized today with the Professional Developers of Iowa’s (PDI) Best Single Project Award. The award recognizes the work done to retain Kraft Heinz and attract their new investment in the region....

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When the State of Iowa changed the administration of the Historic Tax Credit program two years ago, it put one of its best economic development programs, not to mention $152 million of current and planned projects in Davenport, on hold. After a long legislative session with numerous political pitfalls, legislation that gets the program running again has passed the Iowa House and Senate, and is...

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True Position Manufacturing Inc., a lean, veteran-owned metal manufacturing and fabrication company, is the newest manufacturer to join the Quad Cities small business community. To celebrate its grand opening, the company will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at its facility on Friday, May 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Community members and business leaders are invited to attend....

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