This just in… Blagojevich to announce jobs move
Thursday, Jun 26, 2008
* 3:46 pm - Gov. Blagojevich is expected to be in Harrisburg, Illinois tomorrow to announce the move of about 150 IDOT jobs from Springfield to that far southern Illinois community.
SIU has reportedly done an economic impact statement that shows as many as a hundred spin-off jobs could be created in the area. Southeastern Illinois College Foundation will be partnering with IDOT in the move.
Harrisburg is in Sen. Gary Forby’s district, as well as Rep. Brandon Phelps’ district.
* 4:15 pm - The SJ-R now has a story online…