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Small Business Legislative Update
Time and Date:
Apr 20 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
200 E. Randolph, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60601 Map It

About Small Business Legislative Update

Join us for the Small Business Legislative Update and find out what you need to know about changes that will affect small businesses in Chicagoland.  This educational event will bring you up to date with current legislation, how it affects your company and employees, and what changes you can except to prepare for in the near future.   The Government Relations Staff form the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and key elected officials from the Illinois General Assembly will form a panel to discuss key issues and provide references for support.  The panel discussion will begin at 11:00AM followed by Q & A at Noon.
 

This event is hosted by the Small Business Committee at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.  The small Business Committee is dedicated to supporting the small businesses in the Chicagoland area with education, networking and business development.  For more information about the event or the committee please reach out to Damian Silver at 312-494-6774 or dsilver@chicagolandchamber.org or Laura Meyer at 312-494-6703 orlmeyer@chicagolandchamber.org.  
 

Speakers
Representative LaShawn K. Ford (D) - 8th District

• Established the Small Business Empowerment and Workforce Development Committee and serves as Committee Chairman
• Formed State Representative La Shawn K. Ford’s Business Growth and Creation Committee, which provides advice, training, resources, and research to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, with the vision of increasing the number of strong small businesses and creating more job opportunities
• Introduced and passed House Resolution 1652 (96th GA) urging Congress to establish a small business recession rescue task force
 

Representative Lou Lang (D) - 16th District 

• Deputy Majority Leader and the Democratic Floor Leader.
• Chairman of the Gaming Committee and on the Insurance Committee

 

Representative Michael G. Connelly (R) - 48th District

• Currently serves on the Small Business Empowerment and Workforce Development Committee, Public Utilities Committees, Business Occupational Licenses Committee, and the Financial Institution Committee.
 



This Event Is Free.

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