Mike McDorman http://wyso.org en Springfield Chamber reacts to Kasich's proposed budget http://wyso.org/post/springfield-chamber-reacts-kasichs-proposed-budget <p>Governor John Kasich released his $63 billion budget plan on Monday. The plan, which the governor is calling Jobs Budget 2.0 is set to have a profound effect on Springfield's economy.&nbsp;<br><br>Governor Kasich has proposed $1.4 billion in tax cuts over the next three years and $3 billion in sales tax revenues over the next two years.<br><br>Kasich wants to reduce the tax rate on most small businesses by 50 percent and cut the income tax rate by 20 percent over three years.The sales tax rate will also drop from 5.5 to 5 percent.<br> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:16:10 +0000 Wayne Baker 28616 at http://wyso.org Springfield Chamber Receives National Honor http://wyso.org/post/springfield-chamber-receives-national-honor <p>The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce was named runner-up for the 2012 Chamber of the Year Award. The competition is the only one in the country to recognize chambers for their efforts to create business and lead communities.</p><p>The 2012 National Chamber of Commerce Convention was held in Louisville, Kentucky recently. Springfield, along with Fargo, North Dakota and Lubbock, Texas, were finalists for the Chamber of the Year honors. And when the envelope was opened, Lubbock, Texas was named Chamber of the Year.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:41:37 +0000 Wayne Baker 21070 at http://wyso.org Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce named award finalist http://wyso.org/post/greater-springfield-chamber-commerce-named-award-finalist <p></p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 18:23:13 +0000 Wayne Baker 19079 at http://wyso.org