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2012 Employer Action Day

Employer Action Day
S.O.S. – Save Our State!
Hosted by NFIB and the Illinois Chamber

April 17 – Tax Day – is business’ opportunity to tell the state’s leaders to Save Our State!  Employers from acrossIllinoiswill come toSpringfield, urging real spending reforms to saveIllinoisfrom financial disaster. 

Think about it. Illinois is $8.5 billion in the red and headed for $34 billion of debt if it doesn’t change course dramatically.* The entire state budget totals $33 billion today.  We can’t wait any longer for real reforms.  Employers must stand up and demand common sense changes today.

Join fellow chambers of commerce and NFIB members for the 2012 Employer Action Day – S.O.S.  RSVP today!  Attendees limited to chambers of commerce, NFIB and ABC members.  Space will be limited.

Employer Action Day

President Abraham Lincoln Hotel
701 E. Adams Street
Tuesday, April 17
9:00 am – 4:00 pm


            I.          Registration                                        

            II.        Welcoming Remarks

            III.       How Other States Did NOT Go $8 Billion in Debt

                                    Todd Maisch, Illinois Chamber

            IV.       Keynote Address

                                    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

            V.        Solving the $85 Billion Problem:  Real Pension and Spending Reform

                                    Panel discussion

            VI.       The 2012 Election in Illinois and the Nation

                                    David Wasserman, The Cook Political Report

            VII.     What Happens Next?

                                    A discussion with our legislative leaders

            I.         State House Lobbying

Cost for the event is $59.  Attendees will need photo ID for entry.

*Civic Federation FY2013 Budget Roadmap

Click here to register online, email a form to or fax to 217-522-5518.

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