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2017 D.C. Fly-in

​Over thirty business and community leaders met with top lawmakers in Washington, D.C. last week to advocate on issues important to the Quad Cities region and economy. Meetings included: three senior policy advisors to the President, the six Members of the Quad Cities’ Congressional Delegation, and top staff at the Departments of Commerce, Transportation, Energy and the Pentagon. In addition...

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We need your help. Illinois legislators are currently debating a Grand Bargain comprised of 12 bills that, if passed, will result in the state finally having a balanced budget. Please call now and urge Senator Neil Anderson, Senator Chuck Weaver and Governor Bruce Rauner to vote yes on the bills.

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Area manufacturer making connections through Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub

​The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub recently sat down with John Nelson, sales manager at ESCP Corp., a Davenport manufacturer that makes re-usable racks and shipping containers as well as component parts for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in multiple industries. John, a frequent presence at Hub events, talked to us about why he’s a believer in the Quad Cities Manufacturing...

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The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub recently sat down with Chamber member Brad Morrison, owner of Riverbend Signworks, a local graphics and sign manufacturing company in Bettendorf, to talk about why he’s passionate about the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub.

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​One of the strategies within Q2030 is to ensure that businesses have access to best-in-class broadband connectivity. The increased ability of residents and businesses to access the internet at gigabit speeds will position the Quad Cities more solidly as a destination for talent, technology entrepreneurs, and data-intensive businesses.

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Passing a budget deal in Illinois is the Chamber’s top legislative priority for 2017. Our legislative agenda is focused on advocating for policies that foster a strong business climate, and the lack of a budget for over 600 days is causing undue stress on the businesses and the community at-large.

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The Quad Cities Chamber has been very active the past two weeks, leading the charge on issues that matter to businesses in the Quad Cities and our economy – things like work comp reform; a fair and balanced budget; economic development incentives that facilitate expansion; and infrastructure investments that support business growth.

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Leaders from business, labor, education, and the community gathered today to announce their unified support in advocating for parity in education funding so that all school districts in Iowa will receive an equitable amount of funding. Those in attendance included Tara Barney, President & CEO, Quad Cities Chamber, Kelli Grubbs, President of VictoryStores.com and Past Chair of the Quad Cities...

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Companies that integrate digital tools improve market share, profit growth

​According to the McKinsey Global Institute report "Digital America: A tale of the haves and have-mores," the U.S. economy as a whole is realizing only 18 percent of its digital potential. But being digital-ready isn’t just about having IT equipment and platforms. It’s also about integrating business processes with more digital tools that can lead to improved market share and profit growth....

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Today we are working diligently with our Illinois lawmakers, and anxiously awaiting outcome as they make promising progress toward a state budget. The Illinois House has approved the first-draft of a full budget proposal. Negotiations on the budget, revenue and reforms are underway. We encourage you to call your elected officials today and tell them to support the effort and continued bi-partisan...

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Defense manufacturers asked to participate in statewide supply chain mapping survey

As part of its participation in the Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program, the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub is asking for help from manufacturers who are currently doing work for the Dept. of Defense or have done defense work in the past to better understand the state's supply chain.

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