Rep. Parkhurst, County Chairman Wheeler Submit Amazon RFP

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) and Kankakee County Board Chairman Andy Wheeler announced today Kankakee County submitted its Request for Proposal (RFP) to Amazon outside of the Illinois RFP package. Rep. Parkhurst commented:

“The Governor submitted a Chicago only proposal for the State’s RFP for Amazon HQ2. We respect the Governor’s decision, but are not letting this discourage us. The Kankakee County RFP is an inspired, inventive, imaginative, and innovative plan quite different from most submissions. Chairman Wheeler and Kankakee County presented a visionary, comprehensive, and conceptual plan for Amazon H2Q. Our RFP thinks outside the box.”

1 comment :

Alexander Delarge said...

We need those jobs in kankakee county desperately. Chicago only is a stupid idea as it will only benfit chicago. Amazon allowed to operate in multiple areas will help the entire state especially in areas that need more jobs. We have enough ghost towns in illinois we dont need anymore.