On November 19th, Greg Hinz, writing for Crain’s Chicago Business, highlighted the Alliance’s Annual Summit for Regional Competitiveness and its high-profile attendees and speakers. Click here to view the article in its entirety.
On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in the office of the Chicago Metropolitan Area for Planning (CMAP), The Alliance hosted a Healthcare Quarterly Conversation. The focus was “Health, Access and Cost of Healthcare”. Two dynamic keynotes and three panels provided important insights
On July 13th 2016, the Alliance held a special half-day conference focusing on the implementation of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in the tri-state region organized by the Alliance’s Workforce Development Team. The Midwest Administrator for the
Working with the Tri-State region’s three MPOs (CMAP, NIRPC & SEWRPC), the Alliance for Regional Development identified inter-city passenger rail and freight movement as a focus for its transportation agenda. On June 10, 2016, the Alliance hosted a half-day conference
Parag Khanna, in an OpEd in the New York Times’ Sunday Review published on April 15th, 2016, emphasized investment in the country’s infrastructure and the adoption of policies that promote economic growth in urban areas.
Leigh Morris, former chairman of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, recently penned an article in the Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly where he discussed the importance of building regional cooperation, and the work of the Alliance for Regional Development.
Article written by Corrinne Hess, taken from the BizTimes website published October 23rd, 2015 Using a “Back to the Future” theme to illustrate his points, Racine Mayor John Dickert, challenged his colleagues to stop nitpicking at budgets and build a
Article written by Corrinne Hess, taken from the BizTimes published October, 23 2015. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker believes one of the challenges that will continue to face Wisconsin and the tri-state region is the skills gap that has plagued the
Article written by Corrinne Hess taken from the BizTimes.com website and published on October 23rd, 2015 The economic potential of the tri-state region won’t be unlocked until the political leaders in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana have a better understanding of each
The Alliance for Regional Development’s President and CEO Kelly O’Brien recently submitted a Voice of the People to the Chicago Tribune in response to an editorial the paper ran encouraging more economic development to be done at the regional level.