Policy News – September 29, 2022

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced $4.7 million in funding to help the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to expand its business centers across the country. The announcement came during the department’s Minority Enterprise Development week. $2.6...

Policy News – September 22, 2022

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently released a proposed rule to modify the 8(a) Business Development program for small contractors. The goal is to implement updates from past National Defense Authorization Act legislation and modify subcontracting,...

Policy News – September 8, 2022

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced its call for nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Week (NSBW) Awards. The NSBW Awards honor SBA-assisted small businesses’ inspirational achievements and contributions to their communities and our nation’s...

Policy News – September 1, 2022

Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) wrote a letter to U.S. Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman asking to make the SBA’s core loan programs more accessible to those impacted by the criminal justice system. The Senators urged the 7(a) and...

Policy News – August 25, 2022

The Treasury Department announced that four states – Colorado, Montana, New York, and Oregon will receive up to $750 million overall to offer financial capital to small businesses under the State Small Business Credit Initiative.  New York will receive the most...