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Reba Morgan Osborne

Reba Morgan Osborne is the Director of Government Affairs for the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce. Contact Reba at (630) 544-3387 or rosborne@naperville.net.

Continue business-friendly policies

“The Mountains are calling, and I must go.” –John Muir This is my farewell article as the Director of Government Affairs at the NACC. After...

A Responsible Bidder Process Should Not Exclude Non-Union Companies

Updated Post, Sept. 6, 2022 / After the one-hour discussion at the City Council meeting on Sept. 6, 2022, City Council members voted 4-4...

NACC at City Council: Working to Protect Private Property Owner Rights

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce once again acting as Your Advocate spoke at Naperville City Council in late June. We spoke to encourage...

The Availability of Tax Credits Can be a Lifeline for Small Businesses

Often, major legislation discussed in Springfield makes media headlines and creates social media buzz. However, often legislation can serve our business community in a...

Employment Update and Strategies for Securing Additional Workers Needed

In reviewing the most recent Illinois Department of Employment Security unemployment report, Naperville has a lower unemployment rate than most surrounding communities as well...

Harnessing the older workforce

By 2030, the U.S. Census Bureau projects that one in every five residents will be older than age 65.  It would serve employers to...

Call for expanding the minimum wage tax credit

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has joined many chambers around the state for the “Chambers All-In” initiative to advocate for key bills...

Impact of the Unfunded Unemployment Trust Fund on your business

There are many resounding negative effects of economic shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One very troubling after shock to the business community is...

What does the federal bipartisan Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act mean to our community?

The investment in our country’s aging infrastructure has been on the political landscape for years. In 2021, this federal funding bill underwent many iterations from...

Despite OSHA lawsuits – be aware of vaccination ETS mandate pending

Update, Jan. 13, 2022 / Supreme Court Justices delivered divided rulings on administration's COVID-19 mandates. One ruling denies COVID Vaccine Mandates for large employers....
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