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Beth Goncher

Beth Goncher wrote this column for Naperville Chamber of Commerce Director of Government Affairs. She can be reached at bethgoncher@gmail.com or (630) 777-1577.

Don’t be one of the 80 percent

In DuPage County, there are a little more than 600,000 registered voters. In April’s Consolidated Election, approximately 20 percent of these registered voters cast...

Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) Reforms

Many of us may not know what a very HOT acronym and topic in the General Assembly is – BIPA. BIPA stands for the...

A better Naperville begins today

If you have been following campaigns and campaign results for any length of time, you know that it seems like the results of our...

Bad policy happens when we don’t pay attention

We often hear “bad policy happens when we aren’t paying attention.” As Director of Government Affairs for the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, it’s my...

Looking beyond campaign ads

The April election is coming soon, and there is no better way to impart change and make your voice heard than by participating in...

A new reason to reach out to elected officials

In 2020, Illinois voters were asked to weigh in on a Constitutional Amendment that would institute a graduated income tax. The Naperville Area Chamber...

The importance of voting in the Consolidated Election

It seems like it was just yesterday that Illinois voters headed to the polls to vote in the mid-term elections. And, oftentimes, when we...

December NACC Government Affairs

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is watching what will happen in the upcoming legislative veto session. During this time the legislature will be...

Early Voting, Your Ballot, and the Workers’ Rights Amendment

Early voting for the November midterm elections started on September 29 this year. And, if you haven’t had the chance to review what and...

Chamber work isn’t just about the business community

It is an honor to introduce myself to Naperville as a source of knowledge, tools and resources that serve the business community. My name...