On July 6, Small Business Majority's Colorado Director Lindsey Vigoda testified before the Colorado Division of Insurance to provide comments on the Colorado Option’s small group market premium reductions to ensure that health insurance carriers and hospitals are making all efforts to lower healthcare costs. This will greatly benefit Coloradans and small businesses and make healthcare more affordable for all.
On July 6, Small Business Majority, along with Good Business Colorado and local small business owners, sent a letter to the Colorado Division of Insurance urging them to address issues with key stakeholders in the Colorado Option to ensure they are participating in the premium rate reduction process.
Small Business Majority submitted testimony to the California Assembly Judiciary Committee in support of SB 33, which would protect SB 1235’s most critical protection: disclosure of the Annual Percentage Rate (APR).
On June 15, Small Business Majority and nearly 40 organizations in the small business ecosystem sent a letter to policymakers urging them to support the Small Business Lending Disclosure Act. This legislation would provide small businesses with transparent lending terms that protects them from hidden fees and undisclosed APR rates.
Today, Small Business Majority submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for their request for information to better understand franchise agreements. The comments explore several areas in which franchise agreements could be more equitable for small business franchisees.
Today, CEO and Founder John Arensmeyer, submitted a letter to Senate leadership urging them to confirm Dilawar Syed as SBA Deputy Administration immediately. Syed has a long and distinguished business-oriented career that underscores his commitment to the success of our nations small businesses.
Today, CEO and Founder, John Arensmeyer, submitted a letter of reiterating the organization's support for Julie Su as Secretary of Labor. We urge the Senate to schedule her vote and confirm her swiftly.
On May 25, Small Business Majority's Vice President of Policy and Advocacy David Chase provided testimony before the Joint Standing Committee on Labor and Housing, in regards to LD 1964. The Act would implement recommendations to develop a Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits Program in Maine, legislation that would allow Mainers and local small businesses to access and offer this benefit for their employees, helping them overcome obstacles in attracting and retaining a ready workforce.
Alongside 12 organizations that support the small business ecosystem, Small Business Majority submitted a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to immediately address the debt ceiling crisis for the sake of America's entrepreneurs. The organizations outline the ways in which small businesses are already being impacted and how they will be effected if nothing is done. What's more, the letter calls on Congress to ensure that no small business programs are cut in negotiations.
Today, Public Policy Director, Awesta Sarkash, submitted written testimony in favor of SB 499, Clean Slate Texas, to the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs. The legislation would strengthen our economy, expand the talent poll for small businesses, and make Texas a better place to live and work.