California Policy Statements

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

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | CA
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On February 11, Small Business Majority submitted a letter to the Chairwoman of Budget & Fiscal Review Committee and the Chairman of the Committee on Budget in support of Governor Newsom's proposed budget, which includes additional funding and support for small businesses. 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | CA
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Small Business Majority writes in support of SB 977, which would give the Attorney General more authority to counter the anti-competitive effects of healthcare consolidation that could increase the cost of healthcare and limit the access to it. This issue is of particular concern to our small businesses that are struggling with healthcare costs.

Monday, August 17, 2020 | CA
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Small Business Majority wrote to State Senator Richard Pan in support of SB 852, which would create the Office of Drug Contracting and Manufacturing in order to increase access to, and reduce the cost of, generic medications. We believe this is a key measure to controlling healthcare costs and improving access and affordability for consumers, including small business owners and their employees.

Friday, August 14, 2020 | CA
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Small Business Majority submitted a letter to Assembly Member Gonzalez in support of AB 3205, which creates the Regions Rise Grant Program in the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), a significant tool to promote sustainable and equitable economic rebuilding of regional economies, and with it, our small businesses

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | CA
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Small Business Majority submitted a letter to Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez in support of AB 2149, which will protect small restaurant owners and their customers at a time when small business owners are most vulnerable.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | CA
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Small Business Majority wrote to the California Assembly Appropriations Committee today in support of AB 3205 (Salas), which creates the Regions Rise Grant Program in the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), a significant tool to promote sustainable and equitable economic rebuilding of regional economies, and with it, our small businesses.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | CA
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Small Business Majority submitted a letter of support to Chairman Jim Wood (CA-D) on AB 2118, which as introduced would require health plans and insurers to undertake overall rate reporting in the individual and small group insurance markets.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | CA
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Small Business Majority, as part of the Responsible Business Lending Coalition, submitted comments to the Department of Business Oversight regarding implementation of California's SB 1235, the nation's first truth in lending law for small business financing. We urged the Department to implement strong standards that will ensure small business owners have the opportunity to understand the financing they are being offered in a clear, concise manner that enables informed comparison across all their financing options. 

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | CA
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Small Business Majority and California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO) write in support of Governor Newsom’s proposal to expand the CalEITC program, which will benefit many self-employed entrepreneurs. Governor Newsom’s budget proposal would expand the CalEITC program to individuals making up to $30,000 annually, a limit that would ensure many low-income solo entrepreneurs are eligible.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | CA

Small Business Majority submitted comments in support of California's AB 1790, which clarifies regulations for online e-commerce marketplaces regarding the collection and use of funds belonging to small business sellers on these marketplaces. The comments explained how clarifying these regulations will reduce administrative burden on small businesses selling goods and services online.

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