The federal official will be in the Stateline to discuss federal funding for the Mill Race Crossing industrial park in Stephenson County.
There will be a news conference will Thursday morning outside the Stephenson County Courthouse in Freeport. Joining Manzullo and Baruah will be Stephenson County Board Chairman John Blum, Silver Creek Township Highway Commissioner Jeffrey Hageman, and Freeport Area Economic Development Foundation Chairman Brian Stewart.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration last month awarded Stephenson County a $1.7 million federal grant to help fund infrastructure needs at Mill Race Crossing. The speakers will discuss specific uses for the funding and give an update on the project. The media is encouraged to attend.