• Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

    Source: U.S. Chamber

    The U.S. Senate voted to pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which will provide emergency relief for American workers and businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Legislative Analysis: Covid-19 Stimulus Package

    To better understand the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and how it impacts you and your members, we encourage you to review our updated summary which breaks down the final stimulus package and provides analysis for the business community. Links to the final bill text is included in the summary.

  • ICYMI: U.S. Chamber Webinar with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    Yesterday, the U.S. Chamber was joined by Christopher Krebs, who serves as the first director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to discuss the guidance that was issued last week and its impact on the business community.

    If you weren't able to join the webinar and would like to watch it, you can watch it below or click here to access the recording.

  • Upcoming Calls and Webinars

    Tomorrow, March 27, 2020: Weekly U.S. Chamber Coronavirus Call with Member Chambers and Trade Associations

    Please join us tomorrow, March 27 at 4:00 p.m. ET for our second weekly coronavirus call with chamber and trade association members of the U.S. Chamber. 

    Click Here to Register Now

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020: Infrastructure Coalition Conference Call

    Please join us next Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET for an infrastructure coalition conference call. The U.S. Chamber will provide an update on current efforts to promote infrastructure investment and answer questions related to the trajectory of said efforts amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Please read the directions below carefully as this call will be held using the UberConference platform.  To join the UberConference, please click here.

    Call into the conference line. The number is: 301-456-0818. The participant pin is: 75285.
    After dialing in by phone, you can access the screen-share portion of the meeting through your computer. To view the screen-share, use Google Chrome and click here.
    Once you’re in, you’ll be prompted for the participant pin number, which is 75285
    You’ll then be directed to the UberConference room, which requires you to type in your name, email address and phone number.
    On the very bottom of that page, click on the “Join in view-only mode” to access the screen-share.

    Reminder: Please mute your phone during these calls, and do not place the line on hold if you need to take another call.

  • SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest

    In response to a request by Governor Pritzker, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued a disaster declaration, making low-interest loans available to cover uninsured or underinsured losses related to civil unrest. Anyone affected by these events – homeowners or renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations – is eligible to apply.

    How To Apply

    U.S. SBA Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans

    News Release




  • We're so proud to be a member of this community, and enormously appreciative of the hard work the chamber has done to help local businesses. You're an invaluable resource, and one we're thankful for! Midwest Bone & Joint Institute 

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