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SBAC Action Call: Support Illinois Small Businesses! Support Illinois Small Businesses! Small businesses and local communities are attempting to recover from the pandemic. BIG Legislation for Small Businesses and the RISE Act will help. These bills will help businesses keep their doors open, recover and thrive. Senate Bill 1982 and House Bill 1860 will allocate 25% of federal relief…

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It’s Crunchtime in Springfield for Small Business Please check out SBAC’s co-founder and President Elliot Richardson’s full article in the Daily Herald Business Ledger. click here for the full article Categories Action Calls Advocacy Events Information Member Benefits Member Relations Premier Advocates SBAC News Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month April 2021 March 2021 February 2021…

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Big Win for Chicago Home Based Businesses Big Win for Chicago Home Based Businesses “This is a crucial time to support entrepreneurs with the dream of launching and growing their businesses in Chicago. This ordinance will unleash Chicagoans looking to build a business that will support local communities,” said SBAC co-founder and President Elliot Richardson.…

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The SBAC is Fighting to Help the Small Business Community Recover from the Pandemic and Thrive ADVOCACY The SBAC is fighting to help the small business community recover from the pandemic and thrive.  Learn about our legislative agenda here:   SBAC – Legislative Agenda Categories Action Calls Advocacy Events Information Member Benefits Member Relations Premier…

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ACTION CALL: Big Legislation for Small Businesses Big Legislation for Small Businesses President Biden has signed The American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) into law.  Accordingly, the State of Illinois is expected to receive over 7.5 billion in funds to foster recovery from the pandemic. A robust coalition of small business advocates are urging lawmakers…

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PPP Deadline Extended To May 31st President Biden Signs PPP Extention Act Attention Small Business Owners: President Biden just signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021 which extends the Paycheck Protection Program an additional two months until May 31st. The Act also provides an additional 30-days for the SBA to process pending applications. Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman,…

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PRESS RELEASE: BIG Legislation for Small Businesses BIG LEGISLATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES March 25, 2021  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Elliot Richardson // 847-380-4900 // Elliot@sbacil.org Illinois small businesses are fighting to recover from the pandemic.  However, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity reports that out of the 40,000 businesses that applied for a Business…

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Black And African American Owned Businesses Should Receive Their Fair Share Of State Contracts  Black And African American Owned Businesses Should Receive Their Fair Share Of State Contracts Illinois has failed many Black and African American owned small businesses because they have been unable to procure their fair share of state contracts or receive a…

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BIG Legislation for Small Businesses READ H.B 1860 HERE READ S.B 1982 HERE BIG LEGISLATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES President Biden has signed The American Rescue Plan Act (H.R 1319) into law.  Accordingly, the State of Illinois is expected to receive $7.549 billion in funds to foster recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. A robust coalition of small…

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PANDEMIC MAKES STUDENT DEBT RELIEF CRUCIAL Pandemic Makes Student Debt Relief Crucial Over 45 million Americans collectively owe an approximate $1.6 trillion in student loans. This exorbitant debt stifles our economy and impedes the mobility of young Americans who thought going to college would provide financial security. The economic impact of the pandemic has put…

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