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Economic Effects of Adopting a Right to Work Law
Lake County Construction and Building Trades is co-hosting a seminar being given by University of Illinois, School of Labor & Employment Services, on April 30th, 2015 in Volo, IL, regarding the “Economic Effects of Adopting the Right to Work Law”. Click here for registration information



Construction Spending Up 2.1% in February

Construction spending in February climbed 2.1%, year over year, but slipped slightly from January's total, the Commerce Dept. reports. The department’s latest monthly construction report, released on April 1, showed that the value of finished construction projects in February hit an annual rate of $967.2 billion, up 2.1% from February 2014’s rate but down 0.1% from January’s level. Rates are seasonally adjusted. Full article



CLC Celebrates Start of Construction!
Local and state-level leaders gathered Monday to celebrate the start of construction on College of Lake County's long-awaited science and engineering building. CLC President Jerry Weber, board Chairman Amanda Howland, Democratic state Sen. Terry Link and others attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the three-story, 41,900-square-foot facility that will house programs in chemistry, photonics and mechatronics. Click here for full article



Advisory Committee Votes To Recommend Funding Plan for the Illinois Routes 53/120 Project
A committee convened by the Illinois Tollway today voted on recommendations to fund the extension of Illinois Route 53 north into Lake County and to support Tollway-led work to keep the project moving forward. With a vote of 21-2, the project’s Finance Committee approved a package of funding recommendations that are projected to generate between $745 million to $993 million toward the Illinois Route 53/120 Project. Click her for full article

2015 Golf Outing August 6th Save The Date!



To view the rest of the pictures from last years golf outing click here