BLUE COLLAR IS THE NEW HI-TECH — Let’s talk about smart jobs. Through quality education and training programs Jake sees great potential for Northern Illinois to lead the way in generating economic growth in today’s tech-driven economy.[more]

A GOOD DAY’S WORK IS GREAT FOR FAMILIES — Northern Illinois has several exceptional business clusters including Aerospace, Logistics, Advanced Manufacturing and Healthcare. Jake believes more can be done to create a climate where these companies expand in Illinois, as well as attract new employers to the region.

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