Press Releases

Press Release Date:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Small businesses in Wisconsin support a range of policies to address their needs, some of which might come as a surprise to their representatives  

 

Madison, Wisc. — Policymakers at all levels use the problems small businesses face as a key talking point during political debates. But new opinion polling in Wisconsin reveals small business owners feel their government officials don’t fully understand their challenges, and they support a wide array of policies to address their needs.  

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, Entrepreneurship, Government Accountability, Healthcare, Tax and Budget Reform
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Small businesses in Illinois support a range of policies to address their needs, some of which might come as a surprise to their government officials

 

Chicago — Policymakers at all levels use the problems small businesses face as a key talking point during political debates. But new opinion polling reveals Illinois small business owners feel their government officials don’t fully understand their challenges, and they support a wide array of policies to address their needs.  

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, Entrepreneurship, Government Accountability, Healthcare, Tax and Budget Reform
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Small firms in Missouri support a range of policies to address their needs, some of which might come as a surprise to their representatives  

 

Jefferson City, Mo. — Policymakers at all levels use the problems small businesses face as a key talking point during political debates. But new opinion polling in Missouri reveals small business owners feel their government officials don’t fully understand their challenges, and they support a wide array of policies to address their needs, some of which might come as a surprise to their representatives.  

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, Entrepreneurship, Government Accountability, Healthcare, Tax and Budget Reform
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Small businesses in Virginia support a range of policies to address their needs, some of which might come as a surprise to their government officials

 

Richmond, Va.— Policymakers at all levels use the problems small businesses face as a key talking point during political debates. But new opinion polling in Virginia reveals small business owners feel their government officials don’t fully understand their challenges, and they support a wide array of policies to address their needs.  

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, Entrepreneurship, Government Accountability, Healthcare, Tax and Budget Reform
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Small firms in four states support a range of policies to address their needs, some of which might come as a surprise to their government officials

 

Washington, D.C.—From town councils to Washington, D.C., policymakers at all levels use the problems small businesses face as a key talking point during political debates. But new opinion polling in four states reveals small business owners feel their government officials don’t fully understand their challenges, and they support a wide array of policies to address their needs.  

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, Entrepreneurship, Government Accountability, Healthcare, Tax and Budget Reform
Press Release Date:
Monday, July 29, 2019

Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on a stalled piece of legislation that would reauthorize funding for the Small Business Administration

 

Bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize the Small Business Administration (SBA) is now being held up because of a partisan effort to insert unrelated and counterproductive regulatory provisions into the legislation. A delay in this process will hurt small businesses since so many entrepreneurs rely on the SBA for a wide range of services.  

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, Government Accountability
Press Release Date:
Monday, July 29, 2019

Statement on behalf of the Responsible Business Lending Coalition (RBLC), a network of for-profit and non-profit lenders, investors, and small business advocates, in response to California’s proposed commercial financing disclosures.

The State of California acted in the best interests of small businesses by releasing proposed regulations that reinforce small business borrowers’ right to transparency in financial products.

Topic(s):
Access to Capital
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on a recently filed amicus brief in New York v. U.S. Department of Labor asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to uphold a decision striking down association health plans

 

Small Business Majority filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to uphold a previous decision to strike down a U.S. Department of Labor Rule that makes it easier for groups to form association health plans (AHPs).

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Monday, July 8, 2019

In light of the challenge to the Affordable Care Act being heard tomorrow before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, is available to speak with media about why small businesses support the healthcare law

Small business and economic expert John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, is available to speak to media about the ways in which small employers have benefited from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). He is also available to discuss an amicus brief Small Business Majority filed in the case of Texas v. United States.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Statement on behalf of the Responsible Business Lending Coalition, a network of for-profit and non-profit lenders, investors, and small business advocates, in response to the reintroduction of federal legislation that would protect small businesses from predatory loans

Congress took an important step toward protecting small businesses from predatory lending by introducing the Small Business Lending Fairness Act. This legislation, which is sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) in the Senate and Reps.

Topic(s):
Access to Capital

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