In recognition of their excellent pro-business voting records, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has awarded 17 Senate Republican members with their “Guardian of Small Business Award.”
The following Illinois Senators were recognized: Pam Althoff; Neil Anderson; Jason Barickman; Tim Bivins; Bill Brady; Michael Connelly; David Luechtefeld; Kyle McCarter; Karen McConnaughay; Matt Murphy; Chris Nybo; Jim Oberweis; Chris Radogno; Dale Righter; Chapin Rose; Dave Syverson; and Chuck Weaver.
The most prestigious honor that NFIB bestows on legislators, Illinois Senators receiving the award were rated based on key small business votes taken over the last two years. The award is given in recognition of lawmakers’ efforts to help small businesses thrive by advancing a legislative agenda that supports the growth of well-paying jobs in Illinois. More information can be found here.
The NFIB is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that acts as “The Voice of Small Business,” representing the interests of small, independent business owners and protecting their rights to operate and grow their businesses.