Washington, D.C. – Today, Lina M. Khan, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), joined Small Business Majority, small business owners, and business organizations for a listening session to discuss the negative impact of non-compete agreements on small businesses. The FTC has proposed to ban most non-compete agreements citing that they impede free and fair entrepreneurship, reduce competition, suppress wages and keep innovative ideas from breaking into the market.
FTC Chair Lina Khan joins Small Business Majority for a listening session on the harm non-compete agreements inflict on small business growth and entrepreneurship
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on negative impact of ruling that would require entrepreneurs and small business employees to pay out of pocket for some preventive and wellness services
“We are deeply disappointed by Judge Reed O’Connor’s ruling in favor of undermining the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by allowing insurers to no longer cover some preventive care services at no cost.
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on confirming the next SBA Deputy Administrator
"After more than two years of needless obstruction, we are pleased that the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship has voted to approve Dilawar Syed's nomination as the Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on President Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2024 and its impact on small business owners
"Today, President Biden proposed a budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) that builds on the progress from the last two years and supports investments in the small business ecosystem.
Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on what the nomination of Julie Su could mean for small businesses
“We are pleased to see President Biden's intention to move forward with the nomination of Julie Su as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor following the resignation of Secretary Marty Walsh. We believe Deputy Su is well-equipped to lead the Department because she has direct experience with the role and has been a champion for small business employers and their employees.
Latest poll highlights support for Clean Slate policies to expand Texas' small business candidate pool
Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on President Biden’s State of the Union address and new polling highlighting small businesses’ top priorities for policymakers
“The president’s State of the Union (SOTU) address is an opportunity for this administration to highlight efforts to sustain long-term recovery for the small business community. Since small businesses are the engines of our nation’s economy, the record-level growth in small business creation and applications is particularly exciting. We hope that President Biden will amplify this momentum and utilize today’s SOTU to address additional resources small businesses need to sustain a robust business ecosystem that could promote a thriving economy.
Latest poll highlights support for Clean Slate policies to expand North Carolina's small business candidate pool
Latest poll highlights support for Clean Slate policies to expand Ohio’s small business candidate pool
Latest poll highlights support for Clean Slate policies to expand Pennsylvania's small business candidate pool