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Press Release Date:
Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Statement by Small Business Majority Founder & CEO John Arensmeyer on why several provisions passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today as part of the National Defense Authorization Act will help small businesses

The U.S. House of Representatives extended multiple benefits to small businesses today as part of its vote to reauthorize the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  

Topic:
General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

Small employers say some regulation is needed to protect small businesses from unfair competition and to level the playing field with big corporations

Washington, DC—A scientific opinion poll released today debunked the myth that regulations are one of the biggest issues hindering small business growth. In fact, an overwhelming majority of small employers say regulation is essential in a 21st century economy.

Topic:
Regulations
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018

Statement from Small Business Majority Founder & CEO John Arensmeyer on why the U.S. Senate’s vote to protect net neutrality is the right move for small firms

The U.S. Senate acted in the best interests of small businesses when it voted today to restore net neutrality rules. Without protections in place to keep the internet fair and open, small businesses will be put at a disadvantage when trying to compete with larger corporations that have the resources to ensure their websites receive special prioritization from their internet service providers.

Topic:
Technology & Innovation
Press Release Date:
Thursday, 10 May, 2018

Statement by Erik Rettig, Northeast Director for Small Business Majority, on why the Connecticut Senate’s decision not to advance a state-run family leave program is bad news for small employers

We’re disappointed the Connecticut Senate failed to advance SB1, An Act Concerning Earned Family and Medical Leave, because this bill would have leveled the playing field for the many small firms that cannot afford to provide paid leave benefits.

Topic:
Family Medical Leave
Press Release Date:
Friday, 4 May, 2018

 

 

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with MainStreet Roswell and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on a research project to better understand the needs, challenges and views of small business owners in the Roswell area.

Topic:
General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Thursday, 3 May, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Rio Grande Council of Governments, the County of El Paso Economic Development Office, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on a research project to better understand the needs, challenges and views of small business owners in the El Paso area.

Topic:
General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, 2 May, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Rio Grande Council of Governments and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on a research project to better understand the needs, challenges and views of small business owners in the Marfa area.

Topic:
General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, 2 May, 2018

Small employers back legislation that would increase small business lending by credit unions as well as a ‘truth in lending’ act to ensure loan rates and terms are consistent and transparent

 

Washington, DC—A scientific opinion poll released today found most small business owners support a number of policies that could help increase the availability of traditional loans and make alternative lending sources safer.  

Topic:
Access to Capital
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 1 May, 2018

Statement by Hunter Railey, Colorado Outreach Manager for Small Business Majority, on why a Colorado Senate committee’s decision not to advance a state-run family leave program is disappointing for small employers

A Colorado Senate committee dealt a setback to small businesses when it decided not to advance HB18-1001, the Family Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI), because this measure would have leveled the playing field for firms that are unable to provide paid leave programs while also helping their bottom lines.

Topic:
Family Medical Leave
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 1 May, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce, the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on a research project to better understand the needs, challenges and views of small business owners in the Rio Grande Valley area.

Topic:
General Small Business

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