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Policy News – April 8, 2020

On Thursday, April 2, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an interim final rule for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a forgivable loan that provides up to $10 million to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Among others, the interim...

Policy News – April 1, 2020

On Friday evening, President Trump signed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, into law. Following the bill signing, Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez of the House Small Business Committee released a fact sheet summary addressing how the...

Policy News – March 25, 2020

After a long weekend of negotiations, the Senate failed to pass the third economic relief stimulus package to further combat the economic fallout out of COVID-19. The 47-47 procedural vote fell short of the 60 vote threshold to pass the package that included...

Policy News – March 19, 2020

The Small Business Roundtable, a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, sent a letter to congressional leadershipurging policymakers to keep small businesses at the forefront of discussion during this time of economic crisis. Sign on...

Policy News – March 12, 2020

This Week, Congressional Lawmakers kicked off discussions of an economic stimulus package to aid the American economy in the face of coronavirus outbreak. Following his meeting with President Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

Policy News – March 4, 2020

The Small Business Administration recently announced the launch of its 17-state SBIR Road Tour. The Road Tour will stop at cities in the Southeast, Midwest, Rockies and the Central South. It will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to one of the...