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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ill. Chamber Op-Ed on Reboot Illinois Website

Ill. Chamber Op-Ed on Reboot Illinois Website

Reboot Illinois has posted an op-ed piece from Ill. Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch. He is encouraging local business people to join the fight for a pro-business Illinois, and to tell the news media how and why the state should be pro-growth.

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Chamber’s Benjamin Brockschmidt Talks Infrastructure Improvements

Chamber’s Benjamin Brockschmidt Talks Infrastructure Improvements

“Transportation investment is not something you can treat like an app on your phone. There’s a lot of planning, a lot of work to manage this level for freight,” said Brockschmidt.

Illinois Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Council Executive Director Ben Brockschmidt appeared before the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois conference in Springfield last week. Click the headline to find a link to the full story.

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Gov. Rauner Featured at Ill. Chamber Meeting

Gov. Rauner Featured at Ill. Chamber Meeting

Gov. Bruce Rauner spoke to local elected officials and local Chamber executives Wed., March 18 in Springfield at a town hall meeting hosted by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Rauner told the group that when companies around the globe look to move or expand, Illinois needs to be on the list. Click the headline to find the story.

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Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, attended this week’s event which called on Congress to pass immigration reform because of the positive effects on the economy. Illinois Review: Governor, Illinois Congressmen and Faith Leaders to Urge Immigration Reform For more information on immigration and the economy, go the Read More >>

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Chamber’s Infrastructure Council In the News

Chamber’s Infrastructure Council In the News

The Illinois Chamber’s Infrastructure Council Executive Director was included in a story on WRSP-TV, Spfld last night and this morning. Better roads, rail, bridges, locks and dams promotes commerce. Brochschmidt said, “”We haven’t put the needed investment and funding into repairing and improving infrastructure.” Click the headline to link to the story.

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Business for Transportation in DC

Business for Transportation in DC

The Illinois Chamber’s Infrastructure Council Executive Director Ben Brockschmidt was in Washington, D.C. late last week along with 41 other state chamber leaders, advocating for federal infrastructure funding. For details and photo, click the headline.

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