Speaker Nancy Pelosi shares a special message on policy updates for small business
On July 9, Speaker Nancy Pelosi shared a special message with Small Business Majority's network during its monthly policy briefing about the impacts of infrastructure, healthcare and federal relief programs on small businesses.
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Small Business Majority joins National Governors Association to discuss state relief initiatives
On July 27, Vice President of Outreach David Chase joined the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for a webinar about state initiatives to support small business recovery. During the event, David shared Small Business Majority's survey data on access to capital and the success of state programs like the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Gant and the SOAR Fund.
Small Business Majority joins White House for private briefing
On July 15, Small Business Majority joined a private briefing with the White House to learn more about the “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy" and its implementation. Government Affairs Director Awesta Sarkash had the opportunity to ask officials about how the White House will be prioritizing procurement opportunities for small businesses and learned that the administration is committed to requiring agencies to increase procurements with true small businesses.
Small Business Majority discusses importance of addressing employer-sponsored healthcare costs
On June 16, Small Business Majority CEO John Arensmeyer and network member Heather Whaling joined West Health, Gallup and others for a robust conversation about the future of employer-sponsored health insurance. The event focused on the rising cost of coverage for small businesses and what business owners and the public view as possible policy solutions.
New survey reveals small businesses support tax reforms to pay for robust infrastructure investments
On June 8, Small Business Majority released a new survey of its network that reveals strong small business support for key provisions of the American Jobs Plan. The survey also found that small business owners support proposals to pay for infrastructure investments by enacting reforms that would require wealthy corporations and individuals to pay a higher share of taxes.
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Small Business Council Members interviewed on CNN
On May 20, Small Business Council members Nancy Clark and Mike Brey were interviewed on CNN New Day about the CDC's new guidelines on masks and what it means for Main Street small business owners.
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Senator Ben Cardin participates in small business relief Q&A
On May 20, Small Business Majority was joined by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (MD), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, for a webinar Q&A session about key relief programs and what's next for Congress as they continue to support small businesses.
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SBA Administrator shares updates on COVID-19 relief programs
On May 13, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Isabella Casillas Guzman, as well as experts from the Offices of Capital Access, Government Contracting and Business Development, and Entrepreneurial Development joined Small Business Majority for a webinar to talk about funding and support programs for small businesses available through the SBA.
Small Business Majority supports small business provisions in American Families Plan
On May 5, Small Business Majority submitted a letter to congressional House and Senate leadership outlining the key provisions in the American Families Plan that would support small businesses. Additionally, the letter provides recommendations for how to structure tax reforms to ensure they level the playing field for small businesses.
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Small Business Majority joins Axios for roundtable
On May 4, VP of Engagement Xiomara Peña joined Axios' Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Johnston and Business Reporter Hope King for a roundtable on small business recovery in Los Angeles.
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