Small Business News

| La Bicok Ecolodge

Firmado hasta ahora por más de 12,000 propietarios de pequeñas empresas en todo el país y procesado a través de Washington, D.C. equipo de defensa, el documento dirigido al Congreso dice en parte:

"La pandemia de COVID-19 ha dejado a las pequeñas empresas y empresarios de Estados Unidos al borde del colapso sin culpa nuestra.”

| KIOW 107.3

Geri Aglipay, Midwest senior outreach manager for the group Small Business Majority, says smaller stores want to help their communities see a rebound in economic activity, but it can be harder for them to make decisions about reopening. She says there’s concern about enforcing proper guidelines.

| San Francisco Chronicle

An April survey by the Small Business Majority advocacy group found that 44% of small-business owners, most of whom employed fewer than 25 people, either had closed their operations or expected to by July.

| Learn Start Grow

According to Small Business Majority, “the spread of COVID-19 around the country has already had a devastating impact on small businesses,” with one in three small businesses already closed in April, and at least 100,000 small businesses having closed their doors permanently.

| California State Senate Majority Caucus

As we enter the next phase of reopening our state, we must continue to practice social distancing and take other precautions to avoid the spread of Covid-19. We've done a good job of flattening the curve so far. Please keep it up.

| San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The alliance held its first business webinar Thursday afternoon. It was titled “Back to Business: Best Practices for Re-Opening Restaurants and Retail Shops,” and featured David Juarez, director of local government affairs for the L.A./O.C. chapter of the California Restaurant Association, and Claudia Moreno, outreach manager for the Southern California branch of business advocacy group Small Business Majority.

| American Booksellers Association

The Small Business Majority manages Venturize, a free online resource hub for small business owners. Among other offerings, Venturize provides a guide for small businesses to access small business loans.

| INSC Magazine

The heavy blow of COVID-19 around the world has had a devastating impact, specifically on small businesses globally.These businesses typically lack the cash flow and capital to sustain a halt in normal operations. According to a study done by Small Business Majority, “small businesses report they’ve experienced negative impacts to their business as a result of the coronavirus crisis.”

| Sonoma Valley Sun

Who: Sen Bill Dodd; Dr. Sundari Mase, Sonoma County’s public health officer; Barbara Nemko, Napa County superintendent of schools; Mark Herbert, vice president of the Small Business Majority.

| Medium

In the past few weeks, it has become abundantly clear that truly taking care of small businesses is not a top priority for the federal government, which is incredibly disappointing seeing as this is our greatest time of need.