Fair Competition

Hyacinth Tucker, Founder and CEO of The Laundry Basket LLC, submits written testimony on the systematic discrimination faced by minority contractors

On May 6, Small Business Majority network member Hyacinth Tucker, Founder and CEO of The Laundry Basket LLC, submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship outlining specific instances of discrimination her business has faced when seeking financing and federal procurement opportunities.

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Brenda Doles, Co-Founder of HealthCare Resolution Services, Inc. submits written testimony outlining barriers to federal procurement opportunities

On May 6, Small Business Majority network member Brenda Doles, Co-Founder of HealthCare Resolution Services, Inc, submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship regarding the need to address ongoing racial discrimination and the role of targeted federal business programs supporting minority-owned businesses. Brenda’s testimony outlines the importance of targeted federal programs such as the U.S.

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Small Business Majority submits written testimony to House Small Business Committee on FinCEN’s BOI reporting requirement

On April 26, Small Business Majority submitted written testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Small Business underscoring the importance of prioritizing outreach and education efforts to the small business community to ensure they are equipped with the knowledge and resources necessary to comply with the new Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) reporting requirement established by the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA).

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Small Business Majority, national business groups and key stakeholders urge FTC to support final rule banning non-compete agreements

On April 22, Small Business Majority, Main Street Alliance, Multicultural Business Alliance, and the National Employment Law Project sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in support of the final rule which would ban employers from imposing non-compete agreements on their employees.

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Small Business Majority outlines key funding priorities for small businesses in FY25 appropriations request letter

On April 15, Small Business Majority sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leadership urging Congress to provide robust funding in Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 for critical federal programs that support small business development and growth.

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Small Business Majority submits written testimony on reforming the tax code to foster a thriving and equitable small business economy

On April 5, Small Business Majority Founder and CEO John Arensmeyer submitted written testimony to the House Committee on Small Business ahead of their hearing entitled “Tax Day: Exploring the Adverse Effects of High Taxes and a Complex Tax Code.”

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Small Business Majority Submits Written Testimony on FinCEN's BOI Reporting Requirement

On February 26, Small Business Majority submitted written testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services encouraging the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to prioritize the needs of small businesses during the roll out of the new Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) reporting requirement, which went into effect on January 1, 2024.

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Small Business Majority Submits Comment Regarding FTC and DOJ on Draft Merger Guidelines

Today, John Arensmeyer, Founder and CEO, submitted a comment to the Federal Register on The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) joint 2023 Draft Merger Guidelines. Robust market competition is essential to a thriving small business ecosystem. A level playing field can boost healthy competition between small and large businesses. This promotes more competitive prices and business terms, as small firms are regularly buying from and selling to larger companies.

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Small Business Majority urges Senator Tim Scott to co-sponsor the bipartisan Small Business Technological Advancement Act

On August 22, Small Business Majority sent a letter to Senator Tim Scott urging him to co-sponsor the bipartisan Small Business Technological Advancement Act, which would help  ensure that America’s small businesses have the cutting-edge digital resources they need to compete domestically and to guarantee they will operate with a global advantage against large competitors.

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Small Business Majority submits an amicus brief before the Delaware Supreme Court regarding forfeiture-for-competition clauses

Small Business Majority submitted an amicus brief before the Delaware Supreme Court in response to a case regarding forfeiture-for-competition clauses (FFCs), which are similar to non-compete agreements. The brief explains how these types of agreements create barriers to entrepreneurship and make it harder for small employers to attract the best talent. 

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