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State lawmakers push to prioritize Illinois businesses

April 18, 2023

Tuesday marks the 6th annual Chamber Day for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.

After two weeks off, state lawmakers are back at the Capitol and working to finalize legislation as the May 19th deadline quickly approaches.

Just over 160 members of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce showed up for the 2023 Chamber Day, held at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield.

Senate President Don Harmon, House Speaker Chris Welch, Senate Republican Leader John Curran, and House Republican Leader Tony McCombie were all speakers at the event and touched on how to prioritize Illinois businesses in the final budget plan for the year ahead.

“We’ve got a month to go and the real work is just beginning. So, yes I will admit things will probably heat up a little bit here in the next month,” said Welch.


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