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Public Policy

The Quad Cities Chamber is a catalyst for policy advocacy at the local, state and federal level. With 85% of our membership having 50 employees or less, advocacy is a critical resource that we offer to our members. Our goal is to create and maintain a business friendly environment in which our economy can grow with a focus on our core industries: advanced metals and materials, agricultural innovation, corporate operations and support, defense, and logistics.

View our 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities:   Federal •  Illinois  •  Iowa       

Pro-Economy Policy Agenda

This document outlines our 2018 priorities for all levels of government, in accordance with our Public Policy Platform. The Business Advocacy Council (BAC) is the policy committee that represents the interests of our members and communities. This agenda is driven by the BAC and input from our members, and is approved by the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Take a deep dive into our advocacy efforts: 2018 Pro-Economy Policy Agenda.

Public Policy Advocate

An opportunity for members to make an impact on our region by advocating for legislation and policy that will enhance our economic competitiveness, increase investment, and benefit our members.

As a Public Policy Advocate, you'll receive additional updates from our government affairs team informing you of timely opportunities to communicate with policy decision-makers. You can choose which and how many things you want to engage in, making this a great way to get involved whether you are completely new to politics or a seasoned pro! If you're interested in becoming a Public Policy Advocate, contact Henry Marquard, Director of Government Affairs.

To see what issues the Quad Cities Chamber is tracking, or to find your elected representatives at the local, state and federal level, visit our Legislative Resources pages: 




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