Small Business News

| Z 107.7

The open enrollment period for CoveredCA was expanded significantly so people can now sign up for subsidized coverage on the individual health insurance market through end of January. The state also expanded Medi-Cal to all low-income people under age 26, regardless of immigration status.

| Colorado Politics

While many are rightfully still cheering the announcement that health insurance premiums are set to drop by a whopping 20% in the individual marketplace next year, it’s important that we don’t lose sight of additional steps we can take in Colorado to lower costs and increase options in areas of t

| Univision 34 LA

Se calcula que al menos 7.5 millones de californianos no ahorran para su retiro. Xiomara Peña, de Small Business Majority, explica los beneficios que ofrece esta iniciativa para la gente que aún no ha hecho aportes para su jubilación.

| Stock Daily Dish

A 2017 study by The Small Business Majority found that 70 percent support paid family leave. Employees are paid from the insurance fund so their employer can hire temporary help or offer overtime to other employees.

| Santa Cruz Sentinel

It was 8:30 on a Saturday evening when the power shut off. Without lights, refrigeration or a functioning cash register, we couldn’t stay open–a devastating setback for any restaurant.

| Denver Post

I was pleased to see the state's new report outlining recommendations for a public option health plan in Colorado.

| Silicon Valley Community Foundation

In this episode, Alexandra Bastien, SVCF's Financial Stability Program Officer, speaks with Bianca Blomquist, Northern California Outreach Manager at Small Business Majority, about the role of philanthropy in supporting outreach for this ambitious new program and promoting financial security

| I-70 Scout

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced he will soon introduce the Student Apprenticeship Act, new legislation to close the gap between higher education and labor by modernizing workforce training and accelerating the growth of registered apprenticeship programs nationwide.

| Morning Consult

Ineffective immigration laws also hurt existing small businesses. Entrepreneurs increasingly say they are struggling to find qualified workers and need a larger applicant pool to meet their workforce needs.

| Florida Daily

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., scored a win on Capitol Hill as his “Small Business Fair Debt Collection Protection Act” cleared a key committee.