WATCH: Illinois Employer Action Day Draws 150 to Springfield

Date: April 30, 2014

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Some 150 entrepreneurs and small-business owners from across the state joined NFIB/Illinois and the Illinois Chamber of Commerce in Springfield on April 30 for Employer Action Day.

The agenda included a panel discussion on tax reform, an update on efforts to raise the state’s minimum wage and an appearance by Bruce Rauner, the Republican candidate for governor.

Rauner talked about the need to make it easier for businesses to start and grow and create jobs:

Gov. Pat Quinn also was invited to speak but declined to attend. Other speakers included Michael Kolenc, campaign manager for YES for Independent Maps, Todd Maisch, executive vice president of the Illinois Chamber and Kim Clarke Maisch, state director of NFIB/Illinois.

The event was held at the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield hotel and convention center. Afterward, Kim Clarke Maisch and NFIB/Illinois Assistant State Director Mark Grant led small-business owners to the State Capitol for meetings with legislators.

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