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Are You Prepared for the Next Disaster? May 23, 2017

2017 Edie Award Nominations Open May 8, 2017

A Victory for Safe Roads November 9, 2016

Meeting Our Growing Energy Needs November 3, 2016

Joint Support for Trans Pacific Partnership August 9, 2016

2016 Edie Award Winners Announced May 16, 2016

Lockbox Amendment Almost Locked In May 6, 2016

Illinois Chamber Amicus Brief Program March 28, 2016

Wanted! Nominations for the 8th Annual Edie Awards March 1, 2016

The Illinois Economy Is Poised for Improvement February 23, 2016

Ex-Im Bank and FAST Act  December 14, 2015

Why Illinois Needs the Ex-Im Bank  September 17, 2015

NLRB Joint Employer Problem  September 2, 2015

Edie Award Winners Announced  July 6, 2015

Illinois Turnaround Agenda Site is Live  May 11, 2015

Congress Must Act on TPA Now  April 14, 2015

Call for Nominations for the 2015 Edie Awards, Sponsored by ComEd  March 26, 2015

Time for Employers to Get Serious About Rauner’s Turnaround Agenda  March 20, 2015

Great Day Illinois!: Illinois Chamber Goals Will Be Front and Center  January 12, 2015

Illinois Defense Assets Contribute $13.3 Billion to Illinois’ Economy  November 24, 2014

New Chamber Poll Makes Point: Get Out and Vote!  October 24, 2014

Illinois Chamber Endorses Bruce Rauner for Governor  September 22, 2014

363 Reasons Congress Must Act on Export Import Bank  September 10, 2014

Edie Award Winners  June 2, 2014

Transportation, Funding and Taxes  April 1 2014

Illinois’ Federal and State Defense Industry: A Roundtable Discussion with the Lt. Governor on March 17th   March 11,2014

Call for Nominations: The 2014 Edie Awards Sponsored by ComEd March 6, 2014

Perceptions, Myth, Politics and Facts Surround the Corporate Income Tax Debate February 20, 2014

All in for Independent Maps February 18, 2014

Why Illinois Part I February 18, 2014

Illinois Chamber to Republican Primary Voters:  Consider the Real Agenda Behind Organized Labor’s Primary Election Spending  February 13, 2014

Save the Date for the 2014 Annual Meeting  February 13, 2014

Reflection on the State of the State Address  January 30, 2014

Illinois Chamber 2013 Year in Review: Part II  January 27, 2014

Illinois Chamber 2013 Year in Review: Part I  January 24, 2014

Illinois Chamber’s InsureXSolutions® Private Exchange has Launched  January 23, 2014

Illinois Employers cannot afford another minimum wage increase  January 14, 2014

Illinois Chamber Reacts to Release of GLMRIS Report on Invasive Species  January 8, 2014

General Assembly Finally Takes Action to Address Huge Public Employee Pension Obligations  December 11, 2013

Illinois Chamber of Commerce Announces Support for Pension Reform Deal December 2, 2013

Announcing the Retirement of Gloria Guy December 2, 2013

A New Health Insurance Option for Small Employers: Illinois Chamber Partners with Flexible Benefit Service Corporation to Offer InsureXSolutions Private Exchange  October 30, 2013

Judicial Activism is Influencing Workers’ Compensation  October 25, 2013

Inland Waterway System is Vital to Our Economy  October 24, 2013

What’s New With Natural Gas Production?  October 9, 2013

Why We Oppose Public Disclosure of Corporate Tax Return Information  September 27, 2013

Notice of Illinois Chamber Board Action on the Subject of Redistricting the General Assembly September 17, 2013

What’s Up With Transportation Funding?  September 5, 2013

Why is it so Hard to do Business in Illinois/Chicago?  August 19, 2013

Illinois Chamber submits Amicus Brief Urging Illinois Supreme Court to Reconsider New At-Will Employee Restrictive Covenant Law  August 7, 2013

President’s Message: The Affordable Care Act – New Resource Membership, the Employer Mandate Delay and the Road Ahead  August 1, 2013

You’ve heard about it. You’ve seen the controversy over it.  But when will it be coming to Illinois?  July 31, 2013

Illinois Chamber Opposes a Graduated Income Tax  July 22, 2013

Choose SIDES – Protest Unemployment Electronically – Saves Money, Time and Stops Fraud  July 11, 2013

It’s time to extend the life (and the benefits!) of Illinois’ nuclear fleet July 3, 2013

Public Employee Pensions Part II  July 1, 2013

Remarks Before the Illinois General Assembly Conference Committee on Public Employee Pensions  June 28, 2013

Rockford, Bolingbrook and Baldwin, Companies named 2013 Edie Award winners for Economic Development in Illinois  June 13, 2013

Introducing the International Business Council of the Illinois Chamber  May 29, 2013

Governor Quinn/Legislators Propose More Business Taxes  May 24, 2013

Why We Must Approve Medicaid Expansion in Illinois  May 20, 2013

Illinois, and the Nation, Needs Comprehensive, Common Sense Immigration Reform  May 8, 2013

NLRB Mandatory Posting Update  May 1, 2013

105th Birthday of the U.S. Army Reserve  April 23, 2013

Contemporary Review and Assessment of Illinois Workers’ Compensation  April 12, 2013

Illinois Chamber Member Testimonials  April 10, 2013

What Does the Illinois Chamber Do for Me and My Business?  April 5, 2013

Illinois Chamber’s Policy Position on Immigration Reform  March 20, 2013

Closing “loopholes” is just another phrase for a tax increase  March 18, 2013

Illinois by the Numbers: Five Alarming Trends to Watch – complete article

Illinois by the Numbers:  Five Alarming Trends to Watch (Part IV – PS)  March 19, 2013

Illinois by the Numbers: Five Alarming Trends to Watch (Part III)  March 13, 2013

Illinois by the Numbers: Five Alarming Trends to Watch (Part II)  March 12, 2013

Illinois by the Numbers: Five Alarming Trends to Watch (Part I)   March 11, 2013

Our Response to Governor’s Quinn’s Budget Address  March 6, 2013

Illinois Chamber announces creation of Military Affairs Committee  March 4, 2013

Is there an economic development project in your area that deserves recognition?  March 1, 2013

The Public Employee Pension Crisis  February 26, 2013

Broadband investment to create more jobs in Illinois  February 8, 2013

The ACA in 2013: An Employers’ Guide to Preparing for Change  January 31, 2013

Chamber study finds new natural gas development could create more than 45,000 jobs and $9 billion in economic development in Illinois                                                                                 December 20, 2012

Transit Study shows stable and continuous multi-year funding program is needed                                                                                                                                             December 11, 2012

Post Election Assessment                                                                                                       November 13, 2012

Amendment 49 Lets Voters Punch Ballot on Pension Reform                                                   October 29, 2012

Chamber Backing Endorsed Candidates for Congress, Statehouse with Resources to Win October 25, 2012

If you want more action, you should show up for the fight ~ why you should attend the upcoming Worker’s Compensation Conference                                                                      October 5, 2012

Are Electric and Natural Gas Powered Vehicles  Fad or a Trend?
September 28, 2012

Public Employee Pensions: The Bear that must be Tamed
September 13, 2012

Illinois Chamber Releases Legislative Ratings for the 97th General Assembly (2011-2012)
September 11, 2012

Revisiting Worker’s Compensation
August 30, 2012

New Workforce-Readiness Resources for Employers
August 14, 2012

Fracking and Jobs in Illinois
August 9, 2012

Revisiting IEPA Air Permitting Reform: One Year Later
August 2, 2012

Illinois Plays a Major Role in Passing Federal Transportation Bill
July 16, 2012

Supreme Impact: the Affordable Care Act Decision and What it Means for Employers, the Insurance Exchange in Illinois, and Health Reform Moving Forward
July 12, 2012

Legislators Making Headway: Spring Session Wrap-Up
June 26, 2012

Workforce Development: Point No. 3 on the Jobs Agenda
June 18, 2012

Collaboration and Consensus: The Illinois Route 53/120 Blue Ribbon Advisory Council
June 15, 2012

State Procurement Reform: Fostering Competition, Innovation and Sound Business Practices in the Public Sector
June 7, 2012

Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal: A Victory for Illinois Taxpayers
May 24, 2012

We are Pleased to Announce the 2012 Edie Award Winners
May 17, 2012

Ed Rust Jr. will Headline the Illinois Chamber’s Annual Luncheon June 8
May 11, 2012

Chamber Supports Governor Quinn’s Pension Reforms
May 9, 2012

State’s Budget Crisis Demands Serious Medicaid Reform
April 27, 2012

Conference to Spotlight Hot Button Healthcare Issues for Employers
April 2, 2012

The Supreme Court Battle over the Affordable Care Act Begins: What it Means for Employers
March 26, 2012

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to Address Pension Reform at Employer Action Day in Springfield April 17
March 22, 2012

Hospital Charity Care Issue Threatens Jobs
March 19, 2012

Illinois’ Competitive Electricity Marketplace
March 15, 2012

Improving Illinois’ Unemployment Insurance Benefits System
March 8, 2012

2012 Illinois Chamber Legislative Initiatives
March 6, 2012

Promoting the Jobs Agenda
February 27, 2012

Federal Transportation Bill Update
February 24, 2012

Illinois Energy Stories to Watch in 2012
February 17, 2012

Taking Time to Recognize Companies that Invest in Illinois
February 3, 2012

Democrats Getting the Message
January 30, 2012

Jobs Agenda 2012
January 23, 2012

Unemployment Insurance Update
January 3, 2012

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