Small Business News

| The Veterans Radio Show

Josaline Cuesta, California Program Director at Small Business Majority. Small Business Majority is a national small business organization that empowers America's diverse entrepreneurs to build a thriving and equitable economy. Let's hear all about it!

| The Colorado Springs Business Journal

Colorado’s bipartisan hospital transparency law — designed to shield patients against surprise medical billing and save them money — kicks in Aug. 10.


Lindsey Vigoda, Colorado director of the Small Business Majority, said rising health care costs and associated surprise fees “create barriers to entrepreneurship. This is why we are happy that Governor Jared Polis has signed HB22-1284 Health Insurance Surprise Billing Protections and HB22-1285 Prohibit Collection Hospital Not Disclosing Prices into law...

| bizTimes

A national poll conducted by Small Business Majority found that when trying to navigate the federal funding programs during the pandemic, small minority businesses reported that applying for these programs was incredibly complicated. Of the minority businesses that applied for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), 57% said the application process was difficult and only 33% received the full amount of the loan requested.

| Black Enterprise

The advocacy group Small Business Majority revealed in a survey last month that roughly 1 in 3 small businesses could not continue for over three months without extra capital changing business conditions, The New York Times reported. Some 44% of small businesses surveyed in the second quarter for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Index cited inflation as their biggest concern.

| Charleston Gazette-Mail

Small Business Majority, a national small business organization, submitted a letter to congressional leadership last week supporting the bill, saying it would help level the playing field for small businesses by lowering prescription drug costs hurting small business owners’ bottom lines and imposing

| Dallas Express

According to the nonprofit Small Business Majority, previous opinion polling found that 90% of small business owners believed the availability of small business loans was a problem.

| Rome News-Tribune

“Our research has shown that small business owners in Georgia support paid leave programs because it makes good business sense to take care of their employees,” said Rachel Shanklin, Georgia director of the organization Small Business Majority

| New York Times

The nonprofit Small Business Majority, in a survey this month, found that nearly one in three small businesses could not survive without additional capital or a change in business conditions.

| Albany CEO

“Our research has shown that small business owners in Georgia support paid leave programs because it makes good business sense to take care of their employees,” said Rachel Shanklin, Georgia director, Small Business Majority. “We are glad to advocate for paid leave in Georgia and hope that the analysis in the ‘Dollars and Sense’ report will help to enact more robust and inclusive paid family and medical leave programs in the next legislative session.

| Bollyinside

Concerns raised by Williams-Davis are widespread. In a poll conducted this month, the group Small Business Majority discovered that over one-third of small firms need new funding or a change in the business environment to thrive.

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