Sen. Linda Holmes and Governor JB Pritzker

Aurora, Ill. – State Senator Linda Holmes joined Gov. JB Pritzker and local officials in Aurora Thursday to launch the 605 Innovation District and bring greater business and technology development to the city. Holmes released the following statement to recognize the investment in technology and jobs for Aurora:

“Gov. Pritzker is such a champion of innovation and I welcome him to Aurora to recognize the great opportunity that Bureau Gravity is bringing here. This has been Jimi Allen’s dream for years, we spoke of it often when we were office neighbors. I’m honored to be here to celebrate his awesome achievement.

“This will have a tremendous impact on our opportunities to attract innovative employers and grow our well-trained workforce in the region. Along with our state’s investments in our area infrastructure to help manage our community’s ongoing growth, I think we can anticipate a bright future.”