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Press Release Date:
miércoles, enero 25, 2023

Latest poll highlights support for Clean Slate policies to expand Illinois’s small business candidate pool

Chicago, Illinois — Today, Small Business Majority released state-specific poll data that shows bipartisan support for criminal justice reforms at the state and federal levels, which includes 

Topic(s):
Entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Job Creation, Workforce Issues
Press Release Date:
jueves, enero 12, 2023

Statement by Bianca Blomquist, Policy Director, California for Small Business Majority, on measures in Governor Gavin Newsom’s January budget proposal that will impact small business

“Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2023-24 budget proposal includes a scale-back of investments in small and micro-businesses, a sharp contrast to previous years’ budgets where critical provisions to help small businesses stay afloat were prioritized. 

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, Healthcare, Immigration, Workforce Issues
Press Release Date:
miércoles, enero 11, 2023

Latest poll highlights support for Clean Slate policies to expand Georgia's small business candidate pool

Atlanta, GA — As the Georgia legislature starts its 2023 session, findings from a Small Business Majority poll released today reveal bipartisan support for criminal justice reforms at the state and federal levels, which includes Clean Slate policies that wi

Topic(s):
Entrepreneurship, Workforce Issues
Press Release Date:
viernes, diciembre 9, 2022

Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, in support of Senator Ben Cardin’s ‘Small Business Administration Reauthorization and Modernization Act of 2022’

"We are happy to support the ‘Small Business Administration Reauthorization and Modernization Act of 2022,’ new legislation introduced by the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship to reauthorize and improve the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), including programs that support access to business assistance, capital and procurement opportunities for our nation’s diverse entrepreneurs.

Topic(s):
Entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Government Accountability, Minority entrepreneurship
Press Release Date:
viernes, noviembre 4, 2022

Selected group of expert small business owners leads on strategies to address big issues facing California entrepreneurs 

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – This summer, Small Business Majority nominated eleven small business owners and entrepreneurs from around California to serve on its California Small Business Council. The council comprises job creators from various industries who have volunteered their time and entrepreneurial expertise to advocate for the true needs of small businesses across the state. 

Topic(s):
Entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Women's Entrepreneurship
Press Release Date:
miércoles, octubre 26, 2022

Small businesses in six key states and across political parties support Clean Slate policies to provide justice-impacted individuals with greater opportunities for employment

Washington, D.C. - Today, Small Business Majority released new polling revealing bipartisan support for criminal justice reform, including implementing Clean Slate policies to create workforce diversity and expanding candidate pools. 

Topic(s):
COVID-19, Entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Job Creation, Workforce Issues
Press Release Date:
viernes, octubre 14, 2022

Sondeo encuentra que una cuarta parte de los propietarios de pequeñas empresas no solicitaron capital durante la pandemia

Washington, D.C. - Small Business Majority y Start Small Think Big publicaron una nueva encuesta el jueves, 13 de octubre, revelando que un 64% de pequeñas empresas citaron el acceso a capital como una barrera que encontraron para poder hacer cambios que mantendrían en funcionamiento sus negocios.

Topic(s):
Financial Reform, General Small Business, Government Accountability
Press Release Date:
jueves, octubre 13, 2022

Poll finds a quarter of small business owners received no capital during the pandemic, and a third cite a lack of awareness

Washington, D.C. - Today, Small Business Majority and Start Small Think Big released a new survey revealing 26% of small businesses did not obtain capital during the pandemic, despite 64% citing lack of capital as a barrier they encountered when making changes to maintain their business. 

Topic(s):
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
lunes, octubre 3, 2022

Statement by Bianca Blomquist, California Policy Director of Small Business Majority, lauding Governor Newsom’s decision to sign SB 951 and expand paid family leave

“On September 30, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 951 (SB 951), historic legislation that brings greater equity to California’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) and State Disability Insurance (SDI) programs. We applaud the governor’s efforts to improve policies that allow small business owners and their employees to take the time they need to care for a family member, regardless of their income. 

Topic(s):
Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance
Press Release Date:
jueves, septiembre 15, 2022

Small Business Majority partners with Support Latino Business and national business organizations to launch a series of resources to support the Latino small business community

Washington, DC - Today, Small Business Majority celebrates the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month by announcing the launch of an array of resources, grant opportunities, and stories Hispanic and Latino small business owners can use to galvanize communities and overcome challenges often endured by Latino entrepreneurs. 

Topic(s):
Entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Immigration, Minority entrepreneurship

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