I just received the following email:

The IBBA Board of Governors unanimously supports the petition in circulation encouraging the SBA to increase the current 7(a) loan cap. The petition's goal is to draw the SBA's attention to this issue which, if successful, would eventually result in the drafting of policy/program parameters that then would be further evaluated by the association.

To sign the petition - https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/5-million-sba-cap-doesnt-buy-what-it-used-to