Nixon Announces $17 Mill for Tech Startup CompanyA technology incubator in downtown St. Louis called T-Rex receives more than $16 million from the state to foster technology growth.
Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive"We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children's education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state's most vulnerable,'' Rauner told members of the General Assembly."
Hiring of Historical Significance at Wentzville GM PlantThis kind of success and expansion would have been almost impossible to envision just a few years ago during the depths of the recession, plant spokesman Darren Copeland says.
Illinois Economic Index Shows GrowthU of I Flash Index rose slightly in July to 106.2.
Beige Book Shows Economic Growth in St. LouisIn the St. Louis area, manufacturing made a strong showing in some sectors, especially in automotive and furniture.
Midwest Economic Index Suggests Slow GrowthThe Mid-America Business Conditions index hit 53.2 in January, up from 49.5 in December and 48.0 in November.
St. Louis Leads The Way In Small Business Job Growth70% of St. Louis entrepreneurs will be hiring in 2012.
Gov. Nixon Eyes Economic Growth, Job CreationWill tout new report out Monday from commission of state business leaders.

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