Based upon the needs of GOA members and small businesses in the community, Government Affairs will create awareness and provide useful information on political issues that will impact economic growth within the region.
Government Affairs Newsletter
We will provide informative programs to the communities served by the Association and when appropriate, create position statements on state and national issues reflecting the consensus of the GOA.
Government Affairs Events
We will work to create & expand political alliances that are aligned with our values and will benefit member companies and small business within the region.
Illinois Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Transportation for Illinois Coalition (TFIC)
Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (IACCE)
"Evening in Springfield"
April 28-29 2009
April 28, 2009
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Reception at Hilton Hotel
April 29, 2009
Are you looking to engage your employees in the election process or looking for employee programming?
The Government Affairs Team at Greater O’Hare is offering a Voter Registration program. We will come to your location and set up a registration program for 3 hours. During which time, we will register employees to vote, educate participants on the upcoming elections and answer about the governmental process.
Brown Bag Series: Employee Card Check
Over the next few months, the Government Affairs Team will be hosting a series of Brown Bag Lunches during which we will invited groups of members, elected officials and labor representation to discuss the federal legislation,
Employee Free Choice Act a.k.a Employee Card Check
Check back for dates and locations.
Legislative District Map and Directory of your Legislators:
A comprehensive regional map and current listing of your local legislators
Members can contact the Government Affairs Team at the GOA office for a copy of the Map and Directory – 630-773-2944 & ask for Shirlanne
Illinois State Board of Elections - www.elections.il.gov
Illinois General Assembly - www.ilga.gov