Small Business News

| Chicago Tribune

Small business owners are our state’s biggest job creators, but too many entrepreneurs, especially women and people of color, are struggling to access the capital they need to start or grow a successful business.

| Capital Public Radio

"This plan is a great first step towards improving affordability for thousands of moderate-income individuals and families including many entrepreneurs."

| The Southern Illinoisan

With Congress back in full swing, it’s time for our government officials to get serious about tackling small business issues.

| WAMC Northeast Public Radio

Gillibrand has been pressing the issue for years. In April 2015 in Troy, Gillibrand cited a different poll conducted by the Small Business Majority, which found 6 in 10 entrepreneurs in New York state supported a publicly administered family and medical leave program.

| Orange County Register

I was disappointed to see the editorial cheering the case against the CalSavers program.

As a small business owner, I can tell you this program is welcome in our community. For us, CalSavers is the only way we can afford a retirement program for our employees.

| Sacramento Business Journal

Small businesses have created two-thirds of new private sector jobs since the 2008 recession. Like home ownership, entrepreneurship is an important tool to build wealth for under-resourced households and communities.

| Riverbender

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) convened a U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Field Hearing in Chicago today to highlight the barriers faced by small business owners of color and women entrepreneurs.

| Colorado Politics

As the founder of Herosmyth, a digital marketing agency for small businesses, I’m very familiar with the struggles small businesses face when trying to keep talented employees in this competitive environment without a comprehensive benefits package.

| New York Times

The Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found that about two-thirds of voters supported the idea of allowing people to buy into Medicare.

| Public Now

The caucus is supported by the Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), Economic Innovation Group (EIG), the U.S.

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