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McLean County Chamber of Commerce

Mike, Mark, and John
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Every year leaders across McLean County gather to discuss the State of the County. This year, the county celebrated Rivian and Brandt Industries for providing continued economic development.

Fight for $15 rally
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With a minimum wage increase bill awaiting a vote in the Illinois Senate, the McLean County Chamber of Commerce said they do not “outright oppose” the jump to $15 an hour.

Jason Barickman and John Walsh
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Republican state Sen. Jason Barickman said he will co-sponsor a 2019 measure to legalize cannabis.

Education officials pose at museum
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The National Science Foundation awarded a combined $4.6 million grant to Heartland Community College, Illinois State, and Illinois Wesleyan universities to bolster STEM studies.

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Sexual harassment claims. Nondisclosure clauses. Gender discrimination in the workplace. All have been in the news lately.

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The McLean County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of McLean County on Wednesday morning at the Illinois Wesleyan University Hansen Student Center.

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Conway and Little Rock, Arkansas, might not be your idea of a vacation destination, but a group of local leaders are taking a trip there to see if they can steal some ideas.