Policy News – November 17, 2022

As lawmakers return to Washington, D.C., Congress faces a high-stakes end-of-the-year session. While Democrats will keep control of the Senate, Republicans could secure a slim majority in the House once the final midterm election results are confirmed. Several major...

Policy News – November 10, 2022

The Midterm Elections on Tuesday did not yet provide a clear result on which party will control the U.S. House and Senate. Several critical Senate seats in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and Wisconsin are still too close to call. The biggest win for the Democrats was in...

Industry News – November 10, 2022

Macy’s Plans $30 Million Investment for Underrepresented Groups in the Retail Industry   Macy’s, the largest department store in the United States, plans to invest $30 million over the next five years to support businesses owned by underrepresented groups...

Industry News – November 3, 2022

Black Women Fastest Growing Entrepreneurs According to New Report A new report shows that Black women account for 42 percent of all new women-owned businesses since the start of the pandemic in 2020. Many are choosing to work for themselves to use more of their skills...

Policy News – November 3, 2022

The U.S. Census Bureau has formally invited the public to share their input and ideas for an improved 2030 Census. As part of the planning efforts for the nation’s 25th census, the public is invited to share feedback on how the bureau can improve the...

Policy News – October 27, 2022

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently proposed changes to the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program to diversify its network and introduce an alternative capital-raising structure. Despite the program’s popularity, the SBA sees gaps in...