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Government Affairs Roundup for 1/13/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: A reminder about an item shared on Tuesday. Our local American Red Cross of the Illinois River Valley office has announced that we have now reached a critical point...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 1/11/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Talks begin to progress on a number of items that we’re keeping an eye on. Notably, the Unemployment Insurance fund issue in Illinois, the Federal vaccine mandate...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 1/5/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Hello to 2022 – I hope the new year finds you all happy and healthy even though it seems like a little bit of déjà vu. We’re starting off with a few interesting...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 12/23/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Welcome officially to Winter!?!? Not a great start with creeping uncertainty on Omicron variant cases, but look on the bright side … we’re much closer to the start...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 12/16/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Let’s hope the holidays around your house are much brighter than today’s news. The Federal Reserve acknowledged today what those of us that have just started our...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 12/14/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Thanks to those that made it out this morning for our final legislative coffee event for 2021. It was a great discussion mainly focused on workforce issues. Nothing...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 12/7/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer is trying to hit the gas on President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, calling for his colleagues to pass the bill before...

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Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates"   Chamber members: One item looks ready to be checked off of the December watch list. Seems as if sides have come together for a deal to prevent a government shutdown this...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 11/30/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates"   Chamber members: Black Friday is back but it’s not what it used to be. U.S. shoppers returned to physical stores over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the first one in years...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 11/24/21

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Thanks for your continued interest in this weekly news update. I hope it continues to be beneficial to you and your organization. I appreciate your feedback and as...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 11/19/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: After a marathon speech session over night, the Build Back Better spending plan was finally passed in the house. It now moves onto the Senate after the Thanksgiving...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 11/16/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Congress is back to work and they have a list of items that will need to be tackled before additional vacations. Things are a little quiet on the Illinois news side,...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 11/12/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: President Biden says the $1.75 trillion social spending package that is languishing in the House is the key to slowing down the inflation train. However, there is...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 11/9/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The House and the Senate are on recess this week. Congress passed the roughly $1 trillion package, one of Mr. Biden’s top legislative priorities, late Friday evening...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 11/4/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Hello from Rockford! Today’s roundup is the only one for the week as I’m currently at a conference, but there is some information to report on. Here’s some good news...

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Government Affairs Roundup – Special Veto Edition

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Below is a special roundup edition with veto session news. Additionally, Congressman Foster’s office is hosting a discussion this Saturday about the expansion of...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 10/28/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Perfect timing for a roundup before the weekend as today is a busy news day on the state and federal levels with veto session coming to a close and new pushes on the...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 10/26/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: State Senators and Representatives are back in Springfield for week number two of the veto session. Maps are the top of the list, but see below for a few more state...

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Joliet Chamber Initiates Joliet Region Food & Beverage Association

The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry would like to announce that a new sub-group under the chamber umbrella has been created and will host a kick-off event on October 26. The Joliet Region Food and Beverage Association (JRFBA) has been established after interest surfaced about forming a strong and unified voice from the food and beverage industry in the Joliet region due to the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Government Affairs Roundup for 10/21/2021

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The veto session had been canceled for today. Both the House and Senate will return Tuesday, October 26th for an undoubtedly busier week. Read on for all of today’s...

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