Illinois Chamber of Commerce News
Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch remains hopeful that the state will come to an agreement on the budget.
New regulations, including a registration fee, covering drug company representatives that were passed by the city of Chicago focus on raising money, not tackling the opioid abuse crisis, industry representatives argue.
Illinois waterways contribute to more than 1.7 million jobs and $102.5 billion in wages, according to a report released by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Foundation about the Illinois River's impact on the economy.
The Southern Illinois Chamber of Commerce is offering an electricity and gas buying program for businesses, churches, industries and schools that would negotiate better rates.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has released a statement supporting Gov. Bruce Rauner in his veto of SB 2964.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security warns that its audits of trucking companies can happen suddenly, so it is best to be prepared.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce recently said employers should be aware of potential changes in employee rules in several state House and Senate bills that are likely to be signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Policy Ben Brockschmidt recently said the chamber is disappointed with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) decision to build its western headquarters elsewhere.
Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch released a statement regarding a recent union rally in Springfield.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA) have announced the five winners of "Edies," the Economic Development in Illinois awards.
Illinois remains among the top five states with more people leaving than arriving to settle, ranking third, behind New Jersey and New York, in the 39th annual Movers Study by United Van Lines.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce said recently it is supporting the Independent Maps campaign to put a legislative redistricting map amendment question on the November ballot.
A recent Illinois Chamber of Commerce paid holiday survey shows that 95 percent of the businesses in the state plan to be closed for most major holidays in 2016.
The year 2015 in Illinois was one of new business launches, corporate restructures and new partnerships.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce said Friday that the state's deteriorating roadways will get the help they need in the coming years - thanks to passage of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which will ensure five years' worth of funding through federal programs.
Gov. Bruce Rauner said recently an agreement was reached between business and labor groups in Illinois aimed at revitalizing and enhancing the state's unemployment insurance system.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce backs a business-labor agreement on unemployment insurance changes.
From from June 2015 to June 2016, the savings realized in the local economy through the Southern Illinois Chamber of Commerce Electricity and Natural Gas Buying Group will be approximately $1.7 million.