Small Business News

| Foreign Affairs

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| Viper Pay

Governor Gavin Newsom’s “California for All” State Budget seeks to expand California’s Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC), a move that will benefit small businesses and low-and-middle-income working families.

| Siliconeer

According to a Statement by Mark Herbert, California Director for Small Business Majority, on provisions in California’s 2019-2020 budget that would benefit small businesses, California’s 2019-2020 budget includes funding for proposals to expand existing healthcare subsidies and implement new add


“For years I have been hearing that manufacturing is lost in America,” says Sandra Payne, owner of Denver Concrete Vibrator in Colorado. “And yet there are thousands of manufacturing companies just like this one out there trying to make things domestically.

| The Next Daily

Small business advocacy group Small Business Majority has highlighted several benefits of group insurance for employees and employers.

| The Business Journals

Financial planning is important for small business owners and women in particular, because we are the ones who have traditionally been expected to make professional sacrifices in order to care for our loved ones.

| Forbes

Small business owners want paid leave. They do not have the resources to offer robust benefits, like paid family and medical leave, which puts them at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to attracting and retaining employees.

| San Francisco Chronicle

When Kenitra Dominguez joined Red Bay Coffee last year as director of people and culture, she wanted to start a retirement plan for the small Oakland roastery. “When I started talking to vendors, the process — especially when you are a team of one — seemed daunting at first,” she said.

| Denver Business Journal

SoulNia has similarly woven the identity of its founders into its restaurant

business. Tess Hurlburt and Kamiya Willoughby, a couple, created their healthy

soul-food concept based on Willoughby’s family recipes and Hurlburt’s passion

for cooking.

| Mogul

Daniela Velez is co-owner of Innovated Lab Designs, Inc., in Beverly, New Jersey. She is also part of Small Business Majority’s network of 58,000 small business owners.