“We applaud the U.S. Senate’s decision to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill that will create a strong foundation for small business recovery post-pandemic.
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on the importance of advancing the bipartisan infrastructure bill that will enact robust investments small businesses need to help them compete in a challenging marketplace
Statement from Awesta Sarkash, Government Affairs Director, Small Business Majority, on expanding the reach of the Minority Business Development Agency and the opportunities to promote entrepreneurship
"We applaud today's approval of an amendment to expand and make permanent the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). This provision will bolster entrepreneurship and promote a level playing field for minority-owned businesses. The U.S.
A new poll reveals small business owners are supportive of key provisions in the human infrastructure plan that could help cover basic child care expenses
Washington, D.C.―As the U.S. Senate appears poised to pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan to provide investments in our roads, bridges and broadband, the status of a more expansive “human infrastructure” package appears less certain.
Statement from Awesta Sarkash, Government Affairs Director of Small Business Majority, on the important first step by the U.S. Senate to fund critical investments for infrastructure that will help small businesses on their road to recovery after the pandemic
“Today’s action in the U.S. Senate to move forward with debate on the bipartisan infrastructure plan is welcome news for small businesses. Each day that negotiations stalled is another day that small businesses are waiting for critical investments that could support our economic recovery. We are particularly happy to see that the plan includes a $65 billion investment in broadband access to help small businesses reach the customers and suppliers they need to sell their goods and services.
Statement by Mark Herbert, Chief Strategy Officer & California Managing Director for Small Business Majority on the governor’s budget that includes $1.5 billion to renew the California small business grant relief program
“We commend Governor Gavin Newsom for signing a budget package on Monday that includes several critical provisions to help small businesses in California stay afloat. We support the Governor’s efforts to prioritize a budget that includes access to capital, access to affordable healthcare, and other essential resources to create equity and help entrepreneurs thrive.
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on the importance of a robust infrastructure deal for small businesses
"After months of stalled negotiations, we are encouraged that a bipartisan group of senators have come to an agreement with the White House on an infrastructure package that includes critical provisions from the American Jobs Plan. But with that said, we urge Congress to enact even more substantial economic reforms needed to level the playing field for small businesses.
Declaración de John Arensmeyer, fundador y CEO de Small Business Majority, sobre la importancia de un acuerdo de infraestructura sólido para las pequeñas empresas
"Después de meses de negociaciones estancadas, nos alienta que un grupo bipartidista de senadores haya llegado a un acuerdo con la Casa Blanca sobre un paquete de infraestructura que incluye disposiciones críticas del Plan de Empleo Estadounidense.
Declaración de Awesta Sarkash, Directora de Asuntos Gubernamentales de Small Business Majority, sobre la incapacidad del Senado de los EE. UU. de abrir un debate sobre la legislación crucial sobre derechos de voto y su impacto en las pequeñas empresas propiedad de minorías
La decisión de ayer del Senado de los Estados Unidos de bloquear el debate sobre la Ley Para el Pueblo (S.2093) es a la vez decepcionante y desalentadora. Siendo una organización dedicada a empoderar las diversas voces de los empresarios estadounidenses, reconocemos la importancia de que todas las voces participen en el proceso electoral para lograr un cambio equitativo.
Statement from Awesta Sarkash, Government Affairs Director of Small Business Majority, on the U.S. Senate’s failure to open debate on crucial voting rights legislation and its impact on small business owners of color
"Today’s decision by the U.S. Senate blocking debate on the For the People Act (S. 2093) is both disappointing and disheartening. As an organization dedicated to empowering the diverse voices of American entrepreneurs, we recognize the importance of having all voices participate in the electoral process to effect equitable change.
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on what the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in California v Texas means for small businesses
We are relieved by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) because the ACA is absolutely critical to the success of our small business community and our economy.