Government Affairs Roundup

From Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Government Affairs Roundup for 9/16/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: See below for news on jobless claims both nationally and in Illinois, August retail sales numbers, a push for a recall, unemployment loans not paid back, and the...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 9/14/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: It is business as usual at Congress reconvenes in Washington D.C. Back closer to home, legislators finally have crossed the finish line on an energy agreement. See...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 9/10/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: TOMORROW is New Orleans North in downtown Joliet on Chicago Street from 5 to 11 pm. Get your tickets ASAP and save $5 vs. purchasing at the door. For full info on...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 9.3.2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The job growth spurt has slowed down as the August report comes out below expected numbers. Unemployment numbers though are at the lowest though since March of 2020....

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Government Affairs Roundup for 9/1/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: It’s been a busy couple of days with mask mandates restarting here in Illinois for all those indoor, new vaccine mandates, the Afghanistan situation, a hurricane,...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/27/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We’re back to a mask mandate for all regardless of vaccination status beginning this upcoming Monday, August 30th. Read below for more details on this announcement...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/25/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: An agreement has been made, so what is next? Just two days of frantic House action felt like a full week, but it is recess once again. Let’s look at what is coming...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/23/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Argonne National Laboratory is celebrating with their 75th Anniversary Small Business Fair this Wednesday, the 25th. They’ve asked us to share with our membership to...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/20/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The application for the $250 million State of Illinois Back to Business (B2B) Grant Program is now open! B2B offers small businesses access to funds that can help...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/18/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The application for the $250 million State of Illinois Back to Business (B2B) Grant Program is now open! B2B offers small businesses access to funds that can help...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/16/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Census numbers are out and Speaker Pelosi is juggling how and when votes are going to play out on infrastructure and the budget as the debt ceiling looms. Eviction...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/13/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Friday the 13th edition here today for you brings back some Coronavirus news as it is unavoidable (once again, unfortunately). A number of people have reached out to...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/11/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: This past spring the Joliet Chamber joined the Chambers All In for Economic Recovery coalition. The coalition is designed to address your concerns as a business...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/9/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: This past spring the Joliet Chamber joined the Chambers All In for Economic Recovery coalition. The coalition is designed to address your concerns as a business...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/5/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Governor Pritzker delivered a speech yesterday with three new key steps to keeping the delta variant cases from exploding here in Illinois. See below for full recap....

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Government Affairs Roundup for 8/3/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Things have not been quiet in Washington D.C. as the clash between the House and Senate is an old Hill standby, but the chambers’ divergent handling of the calendar...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 7/30/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We’re sticking to GA news as much as possible here, but can’t deny the robust amount of new info coming down regarding this covid variant. “The delta variant of the...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 7/28/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Let’s hope that we don’t have to go back and resume the daily coronavirus updates. It is however getting to the point to talk about issues again rather than tuck...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 7/26/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Participation has been slow so far. We're asking all to please click on the link below for an important survey regarding the current state of business in a mid-year...

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