SBAC Springfield Lobby Days

This week SBAC leadership, members and staff spent two days in Springfield to advance our state legislative priorities. We met with over a dozen elected officials including Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguenetti, Senate President John Cullerton, Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady, House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie and House Minority Leader Jim Durkin. The following day, … more


SBAC Action Call – Support the Fair Maps Amendment!

Ask your legislators to co-sponsor HJRCA43 and SJRCA26 today!  The SBAC is fighting to end gerrymandering in Illinois because entrepreneurs are reluctant to expand when they are not confident in their government or ability to weigh in on policies that impact their businesses. The SBAC is part of the Illinois Redistricting Collaborative, a non-partisan coalition … more


Calling All Lawyers – Network and Earn 1 Illinois MCLE Credit Hour

Last month the SBAC made history. The Lawyers Community held its first accredited Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) event, with over thirty lawyers in attendance. On April 24th, we will host our second such event, featuring a presentation by SBAC member Stacey Kalamaras entitled, “Counterfeit Goods: The World’s Largest Illegitimate Industry.” Register today because space is limited! … more


Highlights from the SBAC Small Business Conference hosted by MB Financial Bank

Last week the SBAC and our partner, MB Financial Bank, hosted the 3rd Small Business Conference. The event featured two educational breakout sessions on cybersecurity and tax reform, as well as a feature political panel with former Senators Kirk Dillard (R) and Dan Kotowski (D). Check out part of the conversation on the State of … more


Advocacy Agenda Update on Mighty House Radio

SBAC Founder and President, Elliot Richardson, was recently on the Mighty House Radio Show on WGCO 1590AM to discuss the SBAC Advocacy agenda. Click below to hear the full interview. Special thanks to show host and SBAC Member, Ron Cowgill!


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