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Government Affairs Roundup for 3/8/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We are eager to hear from Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk as he delivers his State of the City address tomorrow during our monthly luncheon. For those of you that are not...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 3/4/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: It’s been an interesting week since the last Roundup email was published with the State of the Union address and the indictment of former Speaker Mike Madigan. Read...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 3/1/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: President Biden is scheduled to deliver his inaugural State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress tonight at 8 PM. More on this below in today’s...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2/25/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Monday is the day that many have been waiting for as the indoor mask mandate comes to an end. There is also a new report out on state finances, as well as concern...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2/23/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: It is hard to believe that we’re in the last days of February. Time continues to move quickly. Many are waiting for the mask mandate to be lifted on Monday to see...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2/18/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: A vote to extend federal funding came down to the wire. Action continues in Springfield with Legislators still planning to wrap up on April 8. We had a very...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2/15/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: The condensed Illinois legislative session continues this week as lawmakers still plan to adhere to their early, April 8, adjournment. Both the House and Senate will...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2/10/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Big news on the mask front announced yesterday. Full details are below. A new high with inflation as we’ve not seen in decades. Check out the story below and plan to...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2/8/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We’re going to start today’s roundup off with some good news. Senator Dick Durbin and Senator Tammy Duckworth introduced legislation to rename the U.S. Post Office...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2/3/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Special edition of the roundup today in review of and in response to the State of the State/Budget Address delivered today by Governor Pritzker. *Government Affairs...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 2.1.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Anticipation builds here on what will be in the Governor’s address tomorrow. That’s if the address happens with session being canceled already and there’s that...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 1.28.2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: Good news on two items from our Chambers All In for Economic Recovery platform. The issue of the Minimum Wage Tax Credit has been picked up in bill form and the same...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 1/25/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We’re about a week away (Wednesday 2/2) from Governor Pritzker’s combo budget address and state of the state speech that will cover priorities for the Illinois. Like...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 1/21/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: We are two years into the COVID-19 pandemic (and starting year three if you can believe it) and we know your business has faced challenges and choices you may have...

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Government Affairs Roundup for 1/18/2022

Government Affairs Roundup "Your Timely Roundup of Local, State, and Federal Updates" Chamber members: In case you missed some “old” news from last week, the Supreme Court blocked the OSHA mandate on vaccines for employers of 100+, but upheld for those accepting...

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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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