Quinn Announces Advantage Illinois Jobs Program

By WEEK Reporter

October 5, 2011 Updated Oct 5, 2011 at 10:51 PM CDT

Governor Quinn announced a new state program aimed at turning around Illinois' growing unemployment rate.

Advantage Illinois will allow small businesses such as the chicago based company ALL CELL technologies to have an opportunity to access capital and credit needed to be successful in today's market.

Quinn says the program will help businesses of all sizes and fields continue to grow.

"Everyone has the same need to grow their business, that's the American Way, a lot of folks in Ilinois have started businesses and grown businesses over the years and we want to make sure we do that if we want to make a strong economic recovery, " says Gov. Quinn.

The program is funded through President Obama's Small Business Jobs Act.

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