California Policy Statements

Browse the full list of our regulatory comments and legislative testimony below.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | CA
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On March 29, Small Business Majority's California Policy Director Bianca Blomquist testified before the Senate Bank and Finance Committee on SB 33, legislation that could ensure small businesses continue to have the transparency they need when shopping for financing products. 

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 | CA
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As a representative of the more than four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority is pleased to support AB 616 (Rodriguez), the Medical Group Financial Transparency Act. This bill would advance efforts to improve healthcare affordability by ensuring that healthcare purchasers and consumers have access to important information about the finances of large medical groups and other physician organizations.  

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 | CA
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As a leading representative of the four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority writes to Assemblymember Wood to express support AB 1208 (Schiavo), which will dramatically reduce cost-sharing for Covered California enrollees. This is particularly important to entrepreneurs who struggle to afford healthcare costs.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 | CA
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As a leading representative of the four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority writes to Senate Health Committee Chair to oppose SB 774 (Jones), which would severely limit the authority of California’s Attorney General to protect access to and affordability of hospital services provided by most hospitals in California. This would in turn impact healthcare costs for Californians, including members of the small business community who already struggle with access to affordable care.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 | CA
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As a representative of the more than four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority is pleased to support AB 1091, which will discourage anticompetitive behaviors in the healthcare industry. This bill will prevent anticompetitive contracting provisions and strengthen oversight of hospital mergers and consolidation by the Attorney General, a key measure to control healthcare costs and affordability for small businesses. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 | CA

Small Business Majority is enacting a comprehensive state policy agenda to ensure entrepreneurship is recognized as the lifeforce of a thriving and inclusive economy in California. Our state’s 4.2 million small businesses employ 7.4 million people, which amounts to nearly half of the private workforce, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 | CA
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On August 29, small businesses and business organizations signed their names to a letter urging Governor Newsom to make worker-funded Paid Family Leave (PFL) and State Disability Insurance (SDI) more accessible to California’s low-wage workers. The letter outlines how California’s PFL program can level the playing field for California small business owners who want to provide quality jobs for their workers.

Saturday, August 13, 2022 | CA
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On August 13, Small Business Majority submitted a letter to California Governor Newsom in support of Senate Bill 1126, which will enable the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program to achieve its mission of ensuring all Californians have a path to financial security in retirement.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | CA
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Small Business Majority is pleased to support AB 2080, which will discourage anticompetitive behaviors in the healthcare industry. This bill will strengthen oversight over hospital mergers and consolidation by the Attorney General, a key measure to control healthcare costs and affordability for small business owners.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | CA
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Small Business Majority writes in support of AB 2670, which would provide business assistance to small businesses hoping to make a positive social impact by providing jobs, training and support to employees who have barriers to employment.

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