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Are Illinois politicians supporting small businesses?

By patti@sbacil.org | June 15, 2021

Illinois politicians have completed their spring legislative session. The Democrats, who hold a supermajority in both legislative chambers, proclaim their budget supports the small business community. That budget allocates $300 million for the Back to Business grant program, presumably to be awarded to small businesses struggling to recover from the pandemic. The budget also includes…

Elliot Richardson’s interview with Lauren Cohn on “Connected to Chicago”

By mrevis@sbacil.org | June 7, 2021

The mayor wants to eliminate red tape for small businesses to help with reopening. Small Business Advisory Council President and Co-Founder Elliot Richardson joins Connected to Chicago” to discuss what can be done.   Please translate this page to the language of your choice. Supporters Fifth Third Bank Saul Ewing Arnstein Lehr Inland Bank Ntiva…

SBAC President: Chicago Politicians Must Choose Small Business Over Politics

By mrevis@sbacil.org | June 4, 2021

SBAC President Elliot Richardson writes in Crain’s Chicago Business that Chicago politicians must choose small businesses over politics and cut needless red tape now.                 Please translate this page to the language of your choice. Supporters Fifth Third Bank Saul Ewing Arnstein Lehr Inland Bank Ntiva Daily Herald…

Post Pandemic Real Estate Trends

By patti@sbacil.org | June 3, 2021

The SBAC presents a webinar on Post-Pandemic real estate trends. Elliot Richardson, President, SBAC Frank Binetti, Inland Bank Steve Horvath, Conlon Commercial Anthony Zeoli, Freeborn & Peters, LLC   Please translate this page to the language of your choice. Supporters Fifth Third Bank Saul Ewing Arnstein Lehr Inland Bank Ntiva Daily Herald Tandem HR Interprenet…

SBAC Action Call – Urge Chicago Aldermen to Cut Unnecessary Red Tape

By mrevis@sbacil.org | June 2, 2021

Urge Chicago Aldermen to Cut Unnecessary Red Tape! Chicago politicians must put small businesses and Chicago’s economic recovery over politics. There has never been a more important time for policymakers to work together to cut unnecessary red tape that hurts small businesses and local communities. Small businesses presently need Chicago’s City Council to approve their…

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