SBAC and Jewish B2B members meet with Congresswoman Jan Schakowski.
Our two-day schedule included meetings with Congressional Leaders, Senate staff, and members of President Obama’s administration.
Our delegation and Congressman Brad Schneider.
Among our focus issues were the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) and recent developments on equity crowdfunding. Our members also provided input on how to improve federal contracting opportunities for small businesses.
SBAC staff meet with the National Small Business Association while in DC to compare notes on Marketplace Fairness Act and other federal policy initiatives that level the playing field for small business.
As the March primary nears, Illinois’ gubernatorial candidates are making their rounds. On January 10th, it was the turn of small business owners to speak out. All GOP candidates, with the exception of Bruce Rauner, joined the SBAC and our partners for a candid dialogue about the key issues that impact the small business community in our state.
Treasurer Rutherford and Senators Dillard and Brady engaged with our audience and answered questions including those pertaining to economic development, taxes, and LLC fees, amongst others.