Stay in tune with legislation and news that may affect your business
To: New Lenox Community Park District
From: Emily Johnson, CEO, New Lenox Chamber of Commerce
Subject: November 2014 Referendum
Date: August 27, 2014
On behalf of the New Lenox Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors, I would like to extend our continued support of the New Lenox Community Park District’s November 2014 Referendum.
By voting to “retain” the current tax rate, not increase it, the Park District will be able to provide New Lenox residents with an increased quality of life via its facilities and programs. Through conversations with Greg Lewis, Executive Director, Shirley Braglia, Recreation Superintendent, and Lauren Lotz, Communications/Marketing Supervisor, the Chamber and its Board are confident that the Park District’s November 2014 Referendum is for the overall good of the community and would benefit both residents and business owners.
Defeated tax increases on employers totaling over $10 Billion.
5% income tax extension
Progressive Income Tax
3% income tax surcharge on “millionaires”
Stopped legislation that would have given Illinois one ofthe highest minimum wages in the nation.
Authored law to give employers neutral appeal of adversetax decisions.
Created streamlined permitting process at the Illinois EPA.
Drove workers’ compensation reform process.
Pushed through job creation “fracking” legislation.
Defeated a new service tax on deliveries.
Authored major portions and secured passage of stateprocurement.
Courtesy of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Learn more about legislation affecting your business both locally and statewide.
New Lenox Chamber of Commerce
1 Veterans Parkway, Room 104 | P.O. Box 42 | New Lenox, IL 60451-0042 Contact Us | T: 815.485.4241 | F: 815-485-5001
Copyright 2011 New Lenox Chamber of Commerce - All rights reserved
Site Design Gammon Group