Recent News

January 16, 2018
AEO to Develop New Products and Services for Black Business Owners Facing Entrepreneurial Barriers
AEO has received a $1,150,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to develop solutions to address barriers faced by Black business owners.

January 12, 2018
Today in Washington
Today, the SBA submitted its Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, which documents current and proposed regulatory activity, as well as completed actions.

January 11, 2018
Today in Washington
The Treasury Department is expected to propose major changes to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in early 2018.

January 9, 2018
Today in Washington
Today, President Trump is scheduled to host a bipartisan group of Congressional leaders as negotiations continue toward a budget deal, ahead of the January 19 expiration of the current CR.

January 8, 2018
Today in Washington
With the January 19 deadline fast approaching, negotiations on FY 2018 federal funding are expected to intensify this week.

January 4, 2018
Today in Washington
Yesterday, the Senate swore in two new members of the upper chamber.

December 22, 2017
Today in Washington
Congress passed a short-term continuing appropriations resolution (CR) to fund the government through January 19, 2018.

December 21, 2017
Today in Washington
The plan for federal funding beyond the current CR expiration deadline, which is tomorrow, has once again been altered by House GOP leaders.

December 21, 2017
December Advocacy Roundup: Is this the Last Word on Tax Reform? Probably Not.
AEO had a front-row seat to the first major tax overhaul since the 1980s, pressing the case for tax reform on behalf of the nation’s microbusinesses.