President’s Message for July

President’s Message for July

Dear Members: I delayed sending my monthly President’s Message (for five days now) in hopes that I could report good news on the Democratic-controlled Illinois General Assembly and Republican Governor Bruce Rauner reaching a fiscally-sound comprise on the state’s...
President’s Message for June

President’s Message for June

Dear Members: On June 2 at 12 noon, the Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley will begin its 16-week summer program of providing FREE rides to residents and visitors travelling between Elmhurst City Centre and the Spring Road and York and Vallette Business districts. Each...

President’s Message: June 2014

Dear Members: Despite support from Illinois House of Representatives Speaker Michael Madigan, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s proposal to extend the “temporary” income tax hikes that are set to expire in January of 2015 has not received enough support from their...

President’s Message: May 2014

Dear Members: After spending April 30 in Springfield attending the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) Employer Action Day, I am happy to report that proposals for both a progressive income tax and millionaire’s income are...

President’s Message: April 2014

Dear Members: Demonstrating once again why the State of Illinois ranks among the most unfriendly of places to do business, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly are considering/backing a trio of proposals that will further burden the business...