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IACCE Chamber Call with Senate President Harmon

IACCE Chamber Call with Senate President Harmon

The SBAC and Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives hosted Senate President Harmon, Senator Castro and Senator Sims for a broad discussion about how the small business community and Illinois Senate can work together. There has never been a more important time to advocate for the small business community.

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Chamber Stimulus

501(c)(6) Relief

By steve@sbacil.org | November 10, 2020

Stimulus for 501(c)(6) Organizations Small businesses, nonprofits, and chambers of commerce across the nation are struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.   While the CARES Act included relief for 501(c)(3) organizations, 501(c)(6)s were inexplicably excluded from this important legislation that would have provided significant aid to these crucial nonprofits, including local chambers of…

Occupational Licensing Reform

Occupational Licensing Reform

By steve@sbacil.org | November 9, 2020

READ H.B 4012 Why Occupational Licensing Needs Reform Occupational licenses are issued to protect the public’s health, safety and welfare. The number of required licenses in Illinois has grown from a handful in the 1950’s to over 430 today. Policymakers across the political spectrum are challenging states to examine occupational licensing and its impact on…

prevent foreclosures 2020

Support Small Business and Prevent Foreclosures

By steve@sbacil.org | November 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on the small business community. Many small businesses are struggling to pay their employees and rent. Commercial property owners cannot pay their mortgage when their small business tenants cannot pay rent. Without swift action, small businesses will fail and foreclosures will skyrocket. Federal Legislation Needed The…

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