Small Business News

| USA Today

"Even though the shutdown is over for now, we're concerned about the speed with which government agencies can address the backlog of small business needs,” said John Arensmeyer, founder and CEO of Small Business Majority.

| Colorado Sun

“I know it was done under the guise of supporting small business, but the reality is it’s not really helping them,” said Hunter Railey, the Colorado state director of the Small Business Majority, a left-leaning business advocacy group. “It’s just been a tax break for the larger firms.”

| WTTG FOX 5 DC

"The Small Business Majority, a network of 58,000 small businesses, says that it's relieved the shutdown is over temporarily, but that firms face a long recovery"

| GK Men

"While small businesses may benefit from an agreement that will temporarily reopen the entire federal government, it's an inescapable fact that the partial government shutdown inflicted substantial damage on America's small firms", said founder and CEO John Arensmeyer.

| Steelers Lounge

"While small businesses may benefit from an agreement that will temporarily reopen the entire federal government, it's an inescapable fact that the partial government shutdown inflicted substantial damage on America's small firms", said founder and CEO John Arensmeyer.

| NPR

JOHN ARENSMEYER: I think what we've learned from this shutdown is how the ripple effects of this - how widespread they are and how important it is that we keep in mind that there are many, many hundreds of thousands, millions of lives at stake for seemingly small decisions by the government.

| PBS NewsHour

Although the government will reopen for at least three weeks, the shutdown’s economic consequences for federal workers, government contractors and businesses have already been felt around the country.

| Yahoo News

Even if the restart is quick, it might be too late for some, said John Arensmeyer, CEO and founder of Small Business Majority.

| Washington Times

The Small Business Majority, a network of 58,000 small businesses, said they’re relieved by the deal but that firms face a long recovery.

| Maui Time

Such reform is popular, the report claims. “A survey by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research on behalf of Small Business Majority found that seven in 10 small business owners feel their business is harmed when larger businesses avoid taxes.

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