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Rauner Creates Innovate Illinois Advisory Council

With the aim of spurring growth in Illinois' tech sector, Governor Bruce Rauner has created the Innovate Illinois Advisory Council.

A group of business leaders will hopefully bring new ideas to the table to help improve the climate for technology business growth in the state.

Co-chairs for the council are Laura Frerichs, director of the University of Illinois research park and Mark Glennon, a managing director of  the consulting firm Ninth Street Advisors.

The panel is to begin meeting this spring.

Bill is a former general manager, economy reporter, Harvest correspondent and Statehouse Bureau Chief for NPR Illinois. He has won several awards including the Associated Press Best Investigative Reporter.
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