Midwest Independent Film Festival
First Tuesday of Every Month, Chicago

Stranger Than Fiction: Documentary Premiers
January 6 - February 2, Chicago

Bald Eagle Tours at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
January 21 - February 4, Marion

Woodstock Groundhog Days
February 1-11, Woodstock

Festival of Films from Iran
February 4-25, Chicago

Chicago Theatre Week
February 9-19, Chicago

Winter Carnival at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
February 10-12, Galena

Central Illinois Jazz Festival
February 10-12, Decatur

Joliet Area Restaurant Week
February 17-26, Joliet

Big Muddy Film Festival
February 21-26, Carbondale

Quad Cities Restaurant Week
February 27 - March 5, Moline

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Public Notices 


Budgeting for Results Commission Public Hearings

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
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2016 Illinois Workforce Innovation Board Meetings

State of Illinois WIOA Unified State Plan for Program Years 2016-2019

Program Years 2016-2017 WIOA Proposed Levels of Performance for Title I and Title III
On June 30, 2016, TEGL 26-15, Negotiating Illinois Statewide Performance Goals for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Programs and the Wagner-Peyser Employment Service as amended by Title III, for Program Year (PY) 2016 and PY 2017, was posted to the ETA Advisory Web site and disseminated to the workforce development system.  Illinois has submitted the attached proposed statewide goals to the Department of Labor in accordance with the above TEGL.   These proposed goals are posted for public review and comment.  Please submit comments to: 

August 9, 2016 - Public Hearing on the Substantial Amendmentsto the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan for the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) and for the HOME Program


Enterprise Zone Board
Contact:  Kendalynn Jackson

Illinois Compliance Advisory Panel
Contact:  Erin Conley

Illinois Small Business Development Center Advisory Board
Contact:  Mark Petrilli

Illinois Workforce Innovation Board (IWIB)
Contact:  Mark Burgess

Low Income Energy Assistance Policy Advisory Council (PAC)
Contact:  Angela Westbrook

Percentage of Income Payment Program (PIPP) Steering Committee
Contact:  Angela Westbrook

Tourism Coordinating Committee
Contact:  Eric Wagner

Urban Weatherization Initiative Board
Contact:  Gwendolyn Davis