Policy News – March 31, 2022

President Biden released his proposed FY23 $5.8 trillion budget on Monday. The budget calls for a “Billionaire Minimum Income Tax” that would create a new tax on households worth more than $100 million to bring in $360 billion in revenue over a decade. The budget also...

Industry News – March 31, 2022

Vice President Harris Promotes New Business Initiative for the Capital Region  Vice President Kamala Harris will join corporate business leaders to promote a new $4.7 billion commitment to boost minority-owned businesses and underserved communities in Washington,...

Policy News – March 24, 2022

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced a new resource community for small businesses. “Building a Better America: A Small Business Resource Community” will provide a virtual series of free briefings and trainings to help connect entrepreneurs with SBA...

Industry News – March 24, 2022

Small Business Administration Announces Small Business Week Dates  The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced May 1 –7 as the dates for this year’s Small Business Week. The SBA will host a virtual, four-day summit during the week to celebrate America’s...

Policy News – March 17, 2022

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently published a funding opportunity announcement inviting non-profit organizations, state and local government agencies, private sector firms, and higher learning institutions to submit proposals to provide online...

Industry News – March 17, 2022

White House Announces Efforts to Close Gender and Racial Pay Gaps on Equal Pay Day  On Equal Pay Day (March 15), President Biden announced a series of steps to close gender and racial pay gaps. The new rules will include banning prior salary history in federal...