Today In Washington
June 14, 2018
Source: Jennifer White - Director, Government Relations
Appropriations Watch – Last night, the House Appropriations Committee passed the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) appropriations bill on a vote of 28-20. The bill provides funding for the Treasury Department, Judiciary, SBA, and SEC. View the FSGG Committee Report here. Watch the mark up here. The legislation now moves to the full House for a vote.
NDAA Watch – The Senate resumes consideration of the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act, with hopes of finishing consideration of the bill today. Once they pass their version, the House and Senate will have to reconcile the differences between their respective versions before the NDAA becomes law.
- Today @ 10 AM: Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, Update from the Comptroller of the Currency, Dirksen 538.
- Today @ 10 AM: House Small Business Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access, Shrinking the Skills Gap: Solutions to the Small Business Workforce Shortage, Rayburn 2360.
June 18, 2018
Bank of America Invests $200,000 in Carolina Small Business Development Fund
nk of America commits $200K to Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF) to help expand access to capital to underrepresented veteran-owned small businesses in the Carolinas.
June 18, 2018
Introducing...the Tapestry Project
On June 19th, AEO announced the launch of the Tapestry Project, an initiative that seeks to accentuate and accelerate Black business development so that existing businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs reach their full potential.