Tom Kotarac: An Inside Look At How Laws Are Made and Deals Are Struck

Date(s) - 02/15/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Union League Club

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Fri, February 15, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Join CAPAG on February 15th and hear from public affairs guru Tom Kotarac. Mr. Kotarac served as a senior policy advisor to Senator Dick Durbin. Mr. Kotarac was responsible for drafting legislation and building bipartisan coalitions to gain passage of key initiatives, particularly in the areas of transportation, appropriations, housing, water, and economic development.

Currently, he is Vice President of Transportation and Infrastructure for the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago.

Mr. Kotarac will share stories about being a high-ranking legislative staff member to a top legislator and what it takes to move legislation in DC in today’s hyper-partisan climate.