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Every business day, more than 8,000 loan applications from small businesses are declined, contributing to a $52 billion credit gap. AEO is innovating to address this market failure through TILT Forward, our national initiative to develop and launch technology-led product, capital and marketing solutions for Main Street businesses, mission-focused lenders and business-service providers. These solutions are equipping our partners in the TILT Forward Network to increase the flow of capital and services to Main Street businesses. 

Recent News

December 11, 2017
Today in Washington
On Friday, the House Ways & Means Chair announced an open conference meeting on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, scheduled for Wednesday.

December 8, 2017
Today in Washington
Yesterday, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR), funding the federal government through December 22.

December 7, 2017
Today in Washington
Today, the House is scheduled to vote on a two-week continuing appropriations resolution (CR), funding the federal government through December 22.

December 6, 2017
Today in Washington
Today, the Senate is expected to begin 10 hours of debate on a motion to conference with the House on tax reform.

December 5, 2017
Today in Washington
Yesterday, the House voted to conference its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with the Senate version, but the vote was not without last-minute drama.

December 4, 2017
Today in Washington
After passing its Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the early morning hours Saturday, the Senate will now conference its bill with the House version to come up with a single bill to send to the President.

December 1, 2017
Today in Washington
Yesterday, the Joint Committee on Taxation released their dynamic score of the Senate’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which stated that the bill will add $1 trillion to the deficit over ten years.

November 30, 2017
November Advocacy Roundup: A December to Remember…Again
If it is the end of the year, then there is likely another year-end Congressional showdown looming. This year is no different.

November 30, 2017
Today in Washington
Yesterday, the Senate began 20 hours of debate on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which will continue today, with a vote-o-rama likely this afternoon or early evening.