Coffee Run: Chicago Forces Out Entrepreneurs

Coffee Run: Chicago Forces Out Entrepreneurs
Over the last decade, Illinois’ burdensome tax and regulatory climate has forced thousands of small business owners to cut jobs or leave the state entirely.

Sara Travis, owner of Brewhub, a successful mobile coffee-vending business, is one of those small business owners. She recently left Chicago for Austin, Texas.

It’s time to cut the red tape and protect entrepreneurs’ rights.

Join our fight at illinoispolicy.org/leavingillinois

7 thoughts on “Coffee Run: Chicago Forces Out Entrepreneurs

  • July 10, 2014 at 5:04 pm
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    Money talks so small businesses “walks”.  The city is penny wise and dollar foolish on the matter.  I have seen this my entire  career as a chef spaning 3+ decades and it only gets worse.

  • July 15, 2014 at 3:58 am
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    She obviously did not pay off the alderman, inspectors, union organizers, etc, etc, etc.  
    Sad.  It will never, ever change.  Until it all implodes.

  • July 25, 2014 at 8:57 am
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    Sorry to see her go, but it is impossible to do a small, street level business in Chicago.  Google “Chicago pedicab ordinance” or “Chicago food truck ordinance”.

  • July 27, 2017 at 2:53 pm
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    Keep voting for liberal “progressive” democraps and they will continue to ruin everything, tax and regulate you to death and then (after filling their pockets with your money) they will proceed to pull the rip cord as they bail on you leaving their mess behind and you paying, again, for what should have be done in the first place.

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