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Government Affairs Roundup for 6.22.22

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The Roundup is back after a week off for some catching up and time off. Thanks to all that supported our New Orleans North event, our AABA Gala, and tonight’s CWW...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 6.8.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Going to keep this short today as we’re in full New Orleans North mode as we get ready for Friday. See below for a few notes. If you haven’t already purchased your...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 6.1.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Gas prices continue to be the topic of conversation as averages now hover at $5 a gallon. It is impacting just about everything imaginable. See below for more on the...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 5.25.22

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The recent big news centers around the announcement that the census bureau undercounted the Illinois population. This means more federal funding should be coming to...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 5.18.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We’re getting closer to the June primaries here in Illinois as June 28 is the official date. You can begin now to cast your vote as in-person voting begins tomorrow...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 5.11.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Congress returns this week to debate access to abortion, more U.S. aid to Ukraine and new funding to combat Covid-19, taking up high-stakes domestic and foreign...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 5.4.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: United States Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was in town today to visit the new Joliet Gateway Center Bus Station. The visit will highlight...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 4.29.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Thanks to our five state legislators that joined us for lunch yesterday to talk about what happened in Springfield during the last session. Today’s Roundup has info...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 4.26.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Congress is back to work in Washington D.C. so some updates are shared below in today’s Roundup. A reminder about the downtown Joliet parking survey. We’re looking...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 4/22/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Below is an important survey that I hope you’ll devote a few minutes to regarding parking in downtown Joliet. There is also news on state bond rating and pensions....

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Government Affairs Roundup for 4/19/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We have an informational luncheon lined up for next Thursday, April 28th featuring State Senators John Connor and Meg Loughran Cappel, Assistant House Majority...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 4/12/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Please read below for more information and a recap of what occurred at the end of last week as session down in Springfield came to a close. Biggest take away is that...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 4.8.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: It looks like lawmakers will be home for the weekend and follow through on their plan to wrap up session today. A budget agreement has been reached and as of this...

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Government Affairs Roundup – Special Edition for 4.6.22

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Special Wednesday edition of the roundup as there is (you guessed it) a last-minute push for a lot to get through in Springfield before Friday’s scheduled end. See...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 4/5/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Only four days left to go in the General Assembly’s legislative session and there are two big issues at play: public safety and the state’s budget. This is scheduled...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 3/25/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Big movement this week on the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund payment as it moved through the House and back to Senate quickly and now signed by Governor Pritzker...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 3/22/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Both the House and Senate are in Springfield for session this week and should be locked in for the next three if they’re going to stick to an April 8th adjournment....

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Government Affairs Roundup for 3/18/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Plenty to share today on the update side. Today’s Roundup brings you up to speed on budget negotiations, unemployment insurance trust fund replenishment negotiations...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 3/15/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: President Biden signed today the Government funding bill and another announcement was made on local funds coming out of that bill aiding local projects from Senators...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 3.11.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: For those that couldn’t join us this past Wednesday, here is the link to the State of the City address from Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk - https://youtu.be/VV0pJXr64ew...

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