IL State Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on June 5.
“We applaud the vital support of the Chicago Region Environment and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program and Illinois’ transportation and infrastructure system as a whole, which is crucial to our state’s economy. The federal award from the U.S. Department of Transportation that grants $132 million to the 75th St. Corridor Improvement Project recognizes the importance of the Chicago region and Illinois to our nation’s economy.
Governor Bruce Rauner signed a state budget for the first time in his three-and-a-half year long political career Monday.
The incumbent Republican, who is running for re-election in November, calls the $38.5 billion spending plan a true bipartisan compromise and a “good day for the people of Illinois.” But one thing noticeably left off the negotiation table this year was his “turn around agenda,” a list of business and economic reforms he once campaigned on.
With the talk of tariffs headlining business news lately, Illinois Business Daily reached out to the Illinois Chamber of Commerce for their thoughts.
Todd Maisch, President and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, provided the answers to our questions below.
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