The legislative decisions made in City Hall, Springfield Capitol, and Washington, D.C. have a significant impact on your business and on the economic well-being of Decatur and Macon County. The Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce is your voice - advocating for the policies that foster economic growth, jobs, and new opportunities for your business or organization. We support business of all sizes, across all industries. Whether it's workforce development, tax competitiveness, healthcare reform, or economic development, we are engaged to ensure your voice is heard.
Central Illinois Political Action Committee (CIPAC)
The Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce is also a member of the Central Illinois Political Action Committee (CIPAC). The purpose of CIPAC is to improve government and business in the state of Illinois by assisting candidates and seeking nomination and election to state and local offices in Illinois. CIPAC is also active in supporting or opposing public policy issues.
Central Illinois Regional Legislative Effort (CIRCLE)
The Greater Decatur chamber of Commerce has joined with 13 other chambers throughout the Midwest to form the Central Illinois Regional Chamber Legislative Effort (CIRCLE). The objective of this alliance is to strengthen the voice of Central Illinois business community with state legislators, encouraging change throughout the region. The group is comprised of the following chambers: Canton | Champaign County | Chillicote | East Peoria | Greater Springfield | Lincoln/Logan | Manito | McLean County | Morton | Pekin Area | Peoria Area | Peoria Heights | Washington