Small Business News

| 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.

| 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.

| The Reporter

Guests will include Dr. Sundari Mase, Sonoma County public health officer; Barbara Nemko, Napa County superintendent of schools; and Mark Herbert, vice president for California of Small Business Majority, a nationwide small-business advocacy group. Each will make presentations before answering questions from listeners.

| PR Newswire

Since the pandemic outbreak, the eBay Foundation has pledged millions in grants to small business development nonprofits; humanitarian and medical organizations; and emergency assistance funds in the U.S. and abroad. The Foundation provided funds to Hello Alice, the Opportunity Fund and Small Business Majority, all of which are focused on supporting underrepresented entrepreneurs.

| 107.3 FM KIOW

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.

| Business Insider

Small Business Majority offers several resources for entrepreneurs across the US. The California office hosts events and started a Women’s Entrepreneurship Program to help women in Los Angeles start and grow their businesses.

| Bucks County Courier Times

The Small Business Majority, a policy and research advocate and lobbying firm with over 65,000 business owners among its members, says terms and coverage of the PPP still fall short of the boon it is supposed to bring to business owners.

“As most states begin to reopen, we continue to hear from small business owners that any financial assistance they have received from PPP will not sustain their recovery,” John Arensmeyer, founder and CEO of the Majority, said this week.

| Daily Republic

Joining Dodd, D-Napa, will be Dr. Sundari Mase, Sonoma County public health officer; Barbara Nemko, Napa County superintendent of schools; and Mark Herbert, vice president for California of Small Business Majority, a nationwide small-business advocacy group. Each will make presentations before answering questions from listeners.

| Health Affairs

Additional stakeholders include federally recognized tribal nations, national tribal organizations, and local and regional tribal organizations; 47 U.S. Senators; 44 cities, counties, and towns; the Small Business Majority; the Washington and Lee University School of Law Black Lung Clinic; a group of bipartisan economic scholars; a group of health policy scholars; and a group of ideologically diverse legal scholars, among others.

| Napa Valley Register

The event will be at 6 p.m. Thursday. Joining Dodd will be Dr. Sundari Mase, Sonoma County public health officer; Barbara Nemko, Napa County superintendent of schools and Mark Herbert, vice president for California of Small Business Majority, a nationwide small-business advocacy group.

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