Small Business News

| The Hill

I was surprised to read Gene Marks’s op-ed which provided a blanket condemnation (“New Biden administration regulations come at worst time for small businesses,” March 9) of the Biden administration’s policies and their impact on small businesses.

| Congresswoman Lauren Underwood

"Making these subsidies permanent will ensure that the millions of sole proprietors, small business owners and their employees who count on them can continue to access low premiums and affordable healthcare coverage.” - John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO, Small Business Majority

| Patch

In Georgia, 1 in 7 jobs require an occupational license. This is especially true for the beauty industry, as it requires different types of licenses and are often far more difficult to obtain. This is why it’s critical for the Georgia House Committee members to pass this legislation to provide fair access to good jobs, while also meeting workforce needs and reducing recidivism in Georgia.

| Families USA

"Access to affordable health care is one of the top concerns for small businesses and the self-employed," said Tasha Brown, Midwest director for Small Business Majority. "Small businesses continue to grapple with rising health insurance costs negatively impacting their bottom lines. And unlike large corporations, they don't have the resources to negotiate rates with insurance carriers, placing them at a competitive disadvantage.

| America's SBDC

SBDC partners and supporters celebrate the day by participating in the national SBDC Day Ambassador program, designed for organizations and businesses to get involved in SBDC Day and show their support through social media, blogs, and newsletters. We are incredibly grateful to these sixty-nine organizations for their support of SBDC Day; Small Business Majority.

| Get in Motion

Have you ever wondered if your employees need personal help, when it comes to mental health, if they are under stress? If your employees are fine, your business will most likely be fine, and if your employees are bad, your business will most likely be affected. And to talk about it we have our guest Jessica Anguiano.

| Frontiers in Blockchain

One common challenge faced by low-income earners and the self-employed is accessing loans from banks, insurance services from insurers, and even rental agreements from landlords (Vanderkam, 2009). This challenge has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic (Small Business Majority, 2021).

| Arnold Ventures

Most entrepreneurs need loans of $50,000 or less to start their business, according to Small Business Majority, a national organization that supports small business owners. But Awesta Sarkash, public policy director of the organization, explains that an ambiguous SBA rule requiring that applicants exhibit ​“good character” in order to receive loans and contracts likely causes the agency to reject submissions from justice-involved borrowers.

| Founders First CDC

“Small Business Majority is happy to support the 2023 Chicago Job Creators Quest grant. The experience of reviewing the grant applicant pitch videos was truly inspiring and gave us a deeper understanding of the challenges and triumphs faced by small business owners in the state of Illinois.” said Tasha Brown, Midwest Director of Small Business Majority.


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