Small Business News

| Boulder Weekly

I’m discouraged to hear that a bipartisan infrastructure bill is facing an uncertain future in Congress, as Senators in Washington are threatening to withhold their support for this legislation. Passing a major infrastructure reform will help address the pressing needs of our nation’s physical infrastructure and broadband access, aid small businesses, and boost economic recovery.

| Get in Motion Entrepreneurs

Gracias a la ayuda del gobierno estatal de California y otras ayudas, se ha creado un programa de préstamos para negocios ya existentes que han sido impactados por la pandemia. La característica principal de este préstamo es la facilidad y los pocos requisitos para recibir el préstamo a bajo interés. Latavia Pineda regresa para compartirte las bondades de estos préstamos de negocios y te explica cómo iniciar el proceso para solicitar el préstamo para tu negocio.

| Inside Health Policy

A diverse group of 18 health care stakeholders including beneficiary advocates, insurers and businesses are pushing a legislative agenda that includes expanding and strengthening coverage in Medicaid/CHIP and the exchanges.

The policies are backed by Families USA, Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), Small Business Majority, National Immigration Law Center (NILC), AHIP, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Catholic Health Association of the United States.

| Atlanta Journal Constitution

When I started my small martial arts business in Atlanta more than 13 years ago, I knew I wanted to create tomorrow’s leaders.

| Redlands Community News

Even with lifeline federal relief, thousands of businesses closed permanently, and lost with them were the jobs they provided. A survey commissioned in by the Small Business Majority in November found that about 15% were facing permanent closure within three months.

| Barron's

The pandemic’s emergency loan program was a lifeline for millions of small businesses. For others, the loan amounts weren’t enough, if they arrived at all.

| Radio Bilingue

Los líderes del Senado de la nación han programado una votación para hoy sobre el acuerdo de infraestructura bipartidista y el plan presupuestario de 3,5 billones, la iniciativa de inversión pública más grande desde el New Deal. Esta es la primera prueba importante para los planes al sortear las turbulentas aguas de un Congreso dividido y polarizado. El plan incluye inversiones en infraestructura, así como beneficios fiscales ampliados, cuidado infantil, atención médica, educación, cambio climático e inmigración.

| The Hill

For centuries, small businesses owned by people of color have contributed to the fabric of this nation’s innovation and economic growth. Between 2007 and 2017, businesses owned by people of color grew 10 times faster than the overall growth rate for U.S. small businesses during the same period, and today entrepreneurs of color operate more than 8 million businesses.

| The Hill

The bill "will raise substantial much-needed money, eliminate burdensome complexity, and refocus the [pass-through] tax deduction to where it's needed the most," said John Arensmeyer, founder and CEO of Small Business Majority.

| Law 360 Tax Authority

John Arensmeyer, founder of the Small Business Majority, an advocacy organization, said approximately 60% of the total dollar benefit of the current deduction goes to the wealthiest 1.6% of pass-through businesses, such as hedge funds and real estate partnerships.

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