Small Business News

| Politico

Small Business Majority, another advocacy organization, wants Congress to consider other relief options for the hardest-hit businesses and those that have been "left behind by PPP," including grants, said John Arensmeyer, the group's founder and CEO.

| Crain's Detroit Business

Small Business Majority has called for more community-based funding.

| Times-Call

Nothing puts a damper on teaching youth about financial literacy than the idea of paying for health care. As adults, we’ve become accustomed to just paying the price or going without, but that shouldn’t be the reality for our next generation. The Colorado Health Insurance Option, recently introduced at the Capitol in Denver, can help change this trajectory for our kids.

| Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Andy Peters’ story “Small Ga. businesses still struggling to navigate federal relief loans,” Sunday Business, March 28, highlighted the ongoing challenges small businesses face as they try to survive during the pandemic. Small Business Majority’s recent polling found that 10% of Georgia small businesses will permanently close in the next three months, while another 10% will close temporarily without more assistance.

| Imperial Valley Press

Latavia Pineda of the Small Business Majority will discuss available relief programs for ag businesses. The Small Business Majority is a national small business organization that empowers America's diverse entrepreneurs to build a thriving and equitable economy, advocates for public policy solutions, and delivers resources to entrepreneurs that promote equitable small business growth.

| Healthcare Drive

Small businesses are struggling to cover the high costs of healthcare for their employees after a year of COVID-19, according to a new poll sponsored by the Small Business Majority and patient advocacy group Families USA.

| Politico Pulse

Meanwhile, polling finds small businesses see health costs as a growing burden. According to a separate poll of small businesses conducted for the left-leaning advocacy group Families USA and the Small Business Majority, one in three small business owners struggled to provide health coverage for themselves and their workers.

| Patch

Small business owners, join Small Business Majority, Legal Aid at Work, and the SF Office of Labor Standards Enforcement for a free Facebook Live Event: Tuesday, March 30 @ 6PM. Learn about new labor laws that affect small businesses and their workforces. Legal experts will answer your questions in real time.

| American Towns

A recent survey by Small Business Majority found that of the businesses that applied for PPP, 36% did not receive the full loan amount they requested, including nearly all Black self-employed entrepreneurs surveyed. Small business owners who did not apply for PPP, more than half (55%) say they did not do so because they believed they were ineligible for the program.

| Telemundo 52

El viernes, 26 de marzo a las 2 p.m. PT, te invitamos a una charla donde hablaremos sobre el impacto de la pandemia en las mujeres y el camino a la recuperación. Elva Saray, presentadora de Acceso Total, hablará con Xiomara Peña, Vicepresidenta de Colaboraciones Estratégicas de Small Business Majority, Silvia Gonzalez, Investigadora de UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, y la Dra. Miriam Nenninger, Terapeuta Familiar.

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