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Category Archives: News

Supporters push for safe roads

Supporters push for safe roads

Voters will decide in November if road funds should stick with it’s intended purposes.

A proposed constitutional amendment says that money should be off-limits to other agencies or programs. That’s registration fees, gas taxes, and mass transit fees among other things.

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Jax Chamber of Commerce in good shape compared to rest of the state

Jax Chamber of Commerce in good shape compared to rest of the state

Jacksonville’s Chamber of Commerce is seeing success in 2016, but same can’t be said for the rest of the state.

Illinois Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch says the recovery has been uneven throughout the state.

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Another Illinois company moves to Indiana

Another Illinois company moves to Indiana

Illinois has lost another company to Indiana.

Enjoy Life Foods, a manufacturer of gluten-free and allergy-friendly foods, moved its production and distribution operations out of Chicago, then opened North America’s largest bakery of gluten-free and allergy-friendly goods in Jefferson, Indiana.

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Illinois drivers need the Safe Roads Amendment

Illinois drivers need the Safe Roads Amendment

The Safe Roads Amendment — a constitutional amendment that will help ensure public funds intended for transportation are actually spent on transportation — is an important public policy reform that Illinois desperately needs. A Sept. 6 Tribune editorial against the amendment misses the key point that voting for Safe Roads is voting for reform in Springfield.

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Chamber of Commerce Week Part of September Celebrations

Chamber of Commerce Week Part of September Celebrations

In celebration of Chamber of Commerce Week in Illinois, the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry is sponsoring a month of networking, educational and special events, as well as staging our annual new member recruitment campaign.

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ILLINOIS HONORS JOB HEROES

ILLINOIS HONORS JOB HEROES

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois State Council for the Society of Human Resource Management (ILSHRM) will host its first annual Illinois Job Honor Awards, November 30th in Lisle, Illinois.

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Constitutional Amendment On The Ballot In November

Constitutional Amendment On The Ballot In November

As the election season continues to heat up, there will be more than just people to vote for here in Illinois.

Newschannel 20 statehouse reporter Jordan Abudayyeh has the details on a constitutional amendment.

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Voters can end dangerous road funding detours

Voters can end dangerous road funding detours

The first thing Illinois voters will see on their Nov. 8 ballots is a constitutional amendment designed to ensure the tax dollars designated for such things as Illinois road and bridges are spent on roads and bridges.

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Amendment would safeguard road funds

Amendment would safeguard road funds

Proponents of a constitutional amendment that would prevent Illinois transportation funds from use for anything but transportation purposes are urging voters to approve the measure in November.

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Item on November ballot would ensure transportation funds no longer diverted

Item on November ballot would ensure transportation funds no longer diverted

Illinois officials have been pulling money out of the state’s road-tax revenue fund to pay for other state budget needs for quite some time.

However, voters now have the chance to put a stop to this practice through the November ballot.

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