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IT’S NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK AND GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER SAYS ILLINOIS MUST BE A WELCOMING PLACE FOR THESE COMPANIES.

 

GOVERNOR RAUNER SAYS SMALL BUSINESSES ARE THE BACKBONE OF THE STATE ECONOMY…WITH THE MAJORITY OF AMERICANS EITHER OWNING A SMALL BUSINESS OR WORKING FOR ONE. HE SAYS THAT’S WHY ILLINOIS MUST BE MORE BUSINESS FRIENDLY AND MAKE SOME CHANGES…SUCH AS WORKER’S COMPENSATION REFORM.

 

 

RAUNER SAYS ILLINOIS ALSO NEEDS PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TO REMAIN COMPETITIVE.

 

 

THERE ARE ABOUT ONE POINT TWO MILLION SMALL BUSINESSES IN ILLINOIS…EMPLOYING MORE THAN TWO POINT FOUR MILLION PEOPLE.

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