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Peoria Region featured at US House of Representatives Manufacturing Caucus

Peoria Region Featured At US House Of Representatives Manufacturing Caucus

On May 9, 2019, the US House of Representatives’ Manufacturing Caucus, held a briefing on Growing Manufacturing Communities and the Defense Industrial Base. The panel highlighted the work of the Illinois Defense Network and the Peoria Region.

Manufacturing Caucus

Irene Sherr, Assistant Deputy Chief of the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development.

The Caucus featured local leaders and national experts on the Defense Manufacturing Communities Support Program.  The Program is an outcome of the 2019  National Defense Authorization Act and the  HR 2264 Make It In America Manufacturing Communities Act.

You can watch the complete event below. The Chicago and Peoria Regions are covered around the 43 minute mark.

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