Thursday, May 9, 2013

CIRCLE Visits Springfield

Over 80 business leaders from 15 chambers of commerce in Central Illinois attend the CIRCLE Legislative Day in Springfield on May 9th. This is the 4th year CIRCLE (Central Illinois Regional Chamber Legislative Effort) has brought the business community's issues of importance to legislators. This year's issues included opposition to minimum wage increase, the need for workers comp reform, the new for public pension reform, and the need for the State to pay its bills on time. Pictured at right is John Franks, Vice President of Pekin-Peoria Yellow Checker Cab Company, telling the audience how the State's late payments affected his business.  You can see more pictures from this event at:  http://picasaweb.google.com/PekinChamber

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