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Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

New program is vital because women are starting businesses in California at a rapid pace, but the resources these entrepreneurs need to succeed have not kept up with demand

Los Angeles, CA—Small Business Majority is proud to announce the launch of its Women’s Entrepreneurship Program to assist women entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners in the Los Angeles area.

Topic:
Access to Capital, Women in Business
Press Release Date:
Thursday, 12 July, 2018

Small employers are hiring more freelancers to meet their unique needs; support solutions that would make it easier to offer more benefits while also protecting their bottom lines

Washington, DC—A scientific opinion poll released today found small employers are turning more to the growing freelance economy to meet their unique needs and help keep their costs down. Additionally, they’re struggling to access and provide benefits, and as a result, they need creative and flexible solutions that would make it easier for entrepreneurs and small business employees to save for the future.  

Topic:
Retirement
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018

WHAT: DK Solutions, LLC in collaboration with Thrivent Financial and partners Social Synergy Project, Brazen STL, Multipass and Small Business Majority, will offer aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to tour local co-working spaces on July 27 and learn from experts about what it takes to build a business.  

Topic:
General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Statement by Small Business Majority Founder & CEO John Arensmeyer on why the U.S. Department of Labor’s new rule allowing for association health plans will be bad for small firms

We are disappointed and disturbed that the U.S. Department of Labor released a final rule today authorizing the expansion of association health plans (AHPs) over the objections of virtually everyone who weighed in on the proposed rule, including small businesses. This is yet more evidence that this administration will do all it can to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) regardless of the consequences.

Topic:
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Friday, 15 June, 2018

Statement by Mark Herbert, California Director of Small Business Majority, on why the California General Assembly’s vote today to boost funding for technical assistance will help small firms succeed

 

The California General Assembly showed its commitment to helping small businesses today when it approved a 2018-2019 state budget that includes an increase of $23 million in technical assistance funding for California’s small firms. This new funding is a critical step toward helping the state’s entrepreneurs grow and thrive.

Topic:
General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Thursday, 14 June, 2018

Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on an amicus brief filed today asking the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to reject a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act

 

Small Business Majority filed an amicus brief today urging the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to uphold the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is being challenged in Texas v. United States.

Topic:
Healthcare

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