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SBAC Action Call: Time For Policymakers To Deliver a Small Business Package

SBAC Action Call: Time For Policymakers To Deliver a Small Business Package

Many small and local businesses closed during the pandemic while others continue fighting to keep their doors open. The small business community has galvanized around a package of policy proposals. These policies will provide crucial support to small businesses and local communities. They will grow the Illinois workforce and economy.

The small business package is here!

Illinois politicians need to hear how important the small business package is from you. Please take a moment to fill out the action call below.

The small business package will support small businesses and create jobs. Together we can make our voices heard!


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OpEd: Crains Chicago Business

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Childcare Tax Credit

By | February 8, 2022

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