Policy News – February 25, 2021

On Monday, the House Budget Committee passed the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill in a 19-16 vote and a floor vote is expected this week. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has expressed confidence the measure will pass in the Senate before unemployment benefits...

Industry News – February 25, 2021

Black Female Small Business Owners Reveal Their Top Advice & Lessons Learned Black female-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing in America right now, data shows.Black women are growing their businesses at that rate even with the odds stacked against them,...

Policy News – February 18, 2021

Last week, nine House committees held budget hearings on a potential $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package. The House Budget Committee is expected to combine the various pieces of legislation into a reconciliation vehicle. House Democrats plan to hold a full vote next...

Industry News – February 18, 2021

Serena Williams and Opportunity Fund Support Opportunities for Black Small-Business Owners Tennis icon, fashion and jewelry designer Serena Williams is extending her support of Opportunity Fund. Throughout February, a portion of proceeds from Serena Williams Jewelry...

Policy News – February 11, 2021

RECONCILIATION MARKUP… Yesterday, the House Committee on Small Business will hold a hybrid markup providing for reconciliation pursuant to S.Con.Res. 5, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021.  A section by section summary can be viewed...