Government Affairs 2017 Legislative Impact Survey
Thank you for taking the time to share how Illinois legislation is impacting your business.  Your Chamber Government Affairs committee will communicate aggregated information to our representatives at upcoming Legislative Forum Sessions taking place May 1 and May 10 along with the Illinois Chamber Employer Action Day in Springfield on Wednesday April 26.  For more information and registration to attend any of these sessions, www.mortonchamber.org.
 
1.
What do you think is the most important issue facing the state of Illinois?
Budgets and Deficits
Education Funding
Infrastructure & Road Improvements
Jobs and Economy
Minimum Wage
Pension Reform
Other  
2.
Have you been affected by the lack of a state budget?
Yes
No
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3.
Do you support a ban on *unfunded mandates for schools and local government?
(*An unfunded mandate is a statute or regulation that requires a state or local government, or private individuals or organizations, to perform certain actions, yet provides no money for fulfilling the requirements)
Yes
No
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4.
Should Illinois remove occupational licenses for many jobs currently regulated by the state?
Yes
No
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5.
Do you support a new graduated income tax?
Yes
No
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6.
Do you support a new sales tax on the service industry in Illinois?
Yes
No
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7.
Do you support taking the legislative map drawing process out of the hands of politicians?
Yes
No
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8.
Most of Illinois' neighboring states have in recent years adopted 'right to work' laws. Would you support initiatives to make Illinois a 'right to work' state?
Yes
No
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9.

There are many important challenges facing our state.  Please rank the following in order of importance to you.


(1 = Least)
 
Creating Jobs
Reforming State Pensions
Improving Education
Rebuilding Infrastructure
Reducing State Budget
Reduce Regulations and Fees
10.

Please rank each of the following areas in terms of the amount of total regulatory burden your business incurs?


(1 = Least)
 
Tax-Related
Health care and health insurance
Payroll and employee compensation
Industry-specific
Finance-related
Environment-related
Retirement/pensions
Workplace Safety
Building-related
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11.

Which of the following industries best describes your business operations?

Agriculture
Construction
Education
Financial Services
Healthcare
Hospitality
Manufacturing/Logisti-
cs
Non-Profit
Service
Other  
12.

Would you be interested in joining a Chamber hosted bi-annual industry task team to discuss legislative impacts for advocacy?  If yes, provide contact information below.

Yes
No
13.
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