Policy Statements

Browse the full list of our regulatory comments and legislative testimony below, or filter by state or national to view our federal and state-based policy work.

Monday, May 10, 2021 | National
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Today, John Arensmeyer submitted a letter of support for the nomination of Melanie Egorin for Assistant Secretary of Legislation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

Friday, May 7, 2021 | National

Today, John Arensmeyer submitted recommendations to the Treasury Department as it develops guidance for distributing funds for Technical Assistance activities related to the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI). Small Business Majority focuses on serving economically and socially disadvantaged small business owners, particularly smaller businesses that do not traditionally have access to the capital, trusted guidance, and mentorship that the SSBCI program has the ability to unlock.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | National
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Today, John Arensmeyer submitted a letter to congressional House and Senate leadership outlining the key provisions in the American Families Plan that would support small businesses. Additionally, the letter provides recommendations for how to structure tax reforms to ensure they level the playing field for small businesses. 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | National
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Small Business Majority welcomes the opportunity to comment on the advanced notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), titled “Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Requirements," regarding the implementation of the recently enacted Corporate Transparency Act of 2020 (CTA). An anti-money laundering measure, the CTA requires FinCEN to establish a secure, private database to which U.S. companies submit basic identifying information of their true, “beneficial” owners.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | National
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Founder and CEO, John Arensmeyer, submitted a letter to Senate leadership urging for the swift confirmation of President Biden's nominee for Deputy Secretary of the Department of Commerce, Don Graves. 

Friday, April 30, 2021 | National
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Sayuri Tsuchitani is the owner and operator of Headspa EN, in Los Angeles, CA. Small Business Majority submitted Tsuchitani's testimony to the House of Reprsentatives Committee on Small Business on how to harness the power of Immigrant-Owned Businesses.

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | National
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Today, Small Business Majority, Main Street Alliance, and over 1,300 small business owners submitted a letter calling on Congress to immediately provide unrestricted grant funding to America's small businesses. 

Friday, April 23, 2021 | National
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As a leading representative of America’s 30 million small businesses, we offer the following recommendations on what small businesses are hoping to hear in President Biden's remarks when he addresses Congress on Wednesday, April 28.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | National
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Today, Founder and CEO John Arensmeyer submitted a letter of support for the bipartisan PPP Flexibility for Farmers, Ranchers, and the Self-Employed Act introduced by Senators Cardin, Lankford, Collins, King, Baldwin, Portman, and Marshall. We urge Congress to immediately pass this measure, which would allow small businesses to apply for increased PPP benefits retroactively in order to take advantage of new PPP loan calculations for the self-employed.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | National
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Today, CEO John Arensmeyer submitted a letter of support for the nomination of Dilawar Syed as Deputy Administrator to the Small Business Administration (SBA) to the leaders of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship. 

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