Small Business Coalition Calls on Illinois' Political Leaders to End Their Destructive Stalemate and Pass a Responsible Budget

Nov 24, 2015, 15:30 ET from Small Business Advocacy Council

CHICAGO, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Small business leaders representing a wide range of industries and areas have come together to call for an end to the destructive political statement that is hurting the Illinois economy, plummeting the state further into debt and causing many Illinoisans to  needlessly struggle.  

In a letter sent to Illinois political leaders today, a diverse collection of organizations, comprised of thousands of small businesses, made it clear they will no longer sit back and watch political leaders do unnecessary damage to local economies and the state. These groups called on Illinois politicians to come together, hash out their differences and pass a responsible budget before more damage is done to our state.

The letter is attached to this release and signed by a strong coalition of dedicated business organizations representing Chicago's metro area and suburbs. Coalition members include: Small Business Advocacy Council, West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, GOA Regional Business Association, Schaumburg Business Association, Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce, Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce, Jewish B2B, Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce, Lakeview Chamber of Commerce, Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce, Skokie Chamber of Commerce, Glenview Chamber of Commerce, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Belmont-Central Chamber of Commerce and Highland Park Chamber of Commerce.

Click here for complete text of the letter.

The SBAC is a non-partisan, member driven organization that promotes the success of small business through political advocacy, support services and educational programs. Established in 2010 and currently represents over 1000 businesses in the Chicagoland area. The SBAC is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization. For more information about the SBAC, visit the web site at

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