Policy News – May 19, 2022

The Senate returned to Washington this week and leaders of both parties are hoping to move forward on a variety of economic initiatives. One of those is finding a way to counter rising gas prices. The U.S. House is set to vote on a bill that would give the Federal...

Industry News – May 19, 2022

New York City to Slash or Reduce 118 Small Business Violations  As part of his Small Business Forward program, New York City Mayor Eric Adams plans to cut or reduce over 118 existing small business fines and penalties. The reforms are expected to save city...

Policy News – May 12, 2022

Last week, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again by half a percentage point, the most significant raise since 2000, to help fight rising inflation. While the hike was expected, concerns continue that increasing interest rates could eventually lead to a...

Industry News – May 12, 2022

Meta Launches New Initiative to Support Asian and Pacific Islander Businesses  Coinciding with National Small Business Week and during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Meta announced the launch of Meta Prosper to build a community for Asian and Pacific...

Policy News – May 5, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced plans to deploy $300 million of State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Technical Assistance funding to support small businesses. Of these funds, $200 million will be provided to states, the District of Columbia,...

Industry News – May 5, 2022

President Biden Touts Small Business Boom in White House Meeting  President Biden recently credited his administration’s policies for increasing small business growth. His comments were made during a recent White House meeting with small business owners from across...