Policy Statements

Browse the full list of our regulatory comments and legislative testimony below, or filter by state or national to view our federal and state-based policy work.

viernes, diciembre 1, 2023 | National

On December 1, Small Business Majority's CEO John Arensmeyer provided written comments on the Request for Information (RFI) regarding the coverage of over-the-counter (OTC) preventive services for reproductive healthcare specifically as it relates to contraceptives access and availability. Access to quality and affordable reproductive healthcare, including preventive services, is critical for ensuring full participation in entrepreneurship and business ownership.

martes, noviembre 21, 2023 | National

On November 20, Small Business Majority filed an amicus brief alongside nearly 40 companies and individuals doing business in Texas before the Texas Supreme Court in the case of Zurawski v. Texas. The brief argues that the state's restrictive abortion bans are bad for the business community and are having a negative impact on the state’s economy—including an estimated $14.5 billion in lost revenue each year.

viernes, noviembre 17, 2023 | CO

On November 17, Small Business Majority's Colorado Director and National Quality Jobs Policy Director, Lindsey Vigoda, submitted comments to the Colorado Department of Early Childhood Education regarding the proposed permanent rules for family childcare homes (FCCH).

miércoles, noviembre 15, 2023 | National

On November 14, Small Business Majority, alongside 20 business support organizations, submitted comments to the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to their proposed rule that would update eligibility for justice-impacted individuals seeking loans through the Agency. The letter outlines support  for the rule and offers recommendations on how to continue to serve justice-impacted entrepreneurs. 

martes, noviembre 7, 2023 | National

On November 7, Small Business Majority submitted comments to the U.S. Deparrtment of Labor in response to their proposed rule that would update eligibility for overtime pay.

viernes, noviembre 3, 2023 | National

On November 3, Small Business Majority submitted written testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance in support of a national paid family and medical leave program to help the small business community.

miércoles, noviembre 1, 2023 | National

On November 1, Small Business Majority sent a letter to Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Chair Murray and Ranking Member Collins urging them to include funding for the childcare industry to any supplemental funding package considered by the Senate Appropriations Committee.

martes, octubre 24, 2023 | National

On October 23, Small Business Majority, alongside Main Street Alliance and other small business advocates, filed an amicus brief in Moore v. U.S. urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Mandatory Repatriation Tax (MRT) previously enacted by Congress. The brief outlines the importance of a stable and predictable federal tax structure to small business growth and competition and how efforts to undo federal tax provisions like the MRT will cause uncertainty for entrepreneurs.

martes, octubre 17, 2023 | CO

On October 17, Small Business Majority's Colorado Director Lindsey Vigoda testified before the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment's FAMLI Division on the Colorado Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI) rulemaking process, particularly around the newest rules that will impact small businesses.

miércoles, octubre 11, 2023 | National

On October 10, Small Business Majority's CEO and Founder John Arensmeyer submitted comments on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s proposed regulations for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). The proposal would ensure comprehensive accommodations for employees during pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions because small business owners support measures that will bolster their employees’ health and financial security.