Legislative Priorities

The Chamber is focused on driving an aggressive, pro-growth, and principled policy agenda that advances economic development and improves the business climate of the Chicagoland region for businesses of all sizes and industries. We work with all levels of government, member companies, and countless partners and stakeholders to make Chicagoland the best place to live, work, and grow business.

Common-sense Fiscal Reforms

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce supports balanced, structurally sound fiscal reforms and tax policies to put Illinois and the Chicagoland region on the path toward fiscal stability and create certainty in our economic environment so that businesses will seek to invest, grow, and thrive in Illinois.

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Employment Policies

The Chamber supports employment policies that make Illinois and the region more competitive, and oppose policies that impose burdens on employers and make Illinois and the region a less attractive state for growth, investment and job creation.

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Economic Growth

On behalf of the business community, the Chamber advocates for policies that drive inclusive economic growth and development in our State and region.

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Workforce Development

In order to create a dynamic workforce, we must foster a stronger and more accessible pre-K through higher education systems and workforce development programs.

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Clean Environmental Policies

The Chamber supports energy and environmental policies that result in clean, affordable, and reliable energy consumption by businesses.

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Transportation & Infrastructure

The Chamber continues to support efforts to enhance Chicago’s status as the nation’s transportation hub for rail, highways, and aviation.

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Regulatory & Industry-specific Support

The Chamber supports regulatory and industry policies that drive innovation and technology, provide predictability and balance, and ensure competitive marketplaces for members in comparison to other states and regions.

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