Illinois Chamber of Commerce http://peoriapublicradio.org en Interview with outoing head of Il Chamber of Commerce http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/interview-outoing-head-il-chamber-commerce <div>When a political battle in Springfield has implications for business, you can usually find the Illinois Chamber of Commerce in the fight. With members that include some of the biggest corporations in Illinois, and mom-and-pop businesses, too, the Chamber is involved in everything from tax policy to state spending.</div><div> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:14:45 +0000 Brian Mackey 11691 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Interview with outoing head of Il Chamber of Commerce Il Chamber of Commerce President retiring http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-chamber-commerce-president-retiring <div>The outgoing head of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce says the state's elected officials are not doing enough to create new jobs ... with one exception. IPR'S Amanda Vinicky reports.&nbsp;</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After twelve years as President of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Doug Whitley's retiring next year.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:22:43 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 11530 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Il Chamber of Commerce President retiring Fracking regulation bill advances out of the House http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/fracking-regulation-bill-advances-out-house <p></p><div>It's been three months since business and environmental groups announced an agreement to regulate hydraulic fracturing, the controversial oil and gas extraction process. As IPR’S Chris Slaby reports, the Illinois House finally voted to approve those regulations Thursday night.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Advocates pointed to a study by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, which says the state could gain up to 45-thousand jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in economic activity.</span></div><div> Fri, 31 May 2013 12:08:52 +0000 Denise Molina & Chris Slaby 6536 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Fracking regulation bill advances out of the House Learning the Affordable Care Act http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/learning-affordable-care-act <p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 23:49:15 +0000 Tanya Koonce 3397 at http://peoriapublicradio.org