Today In Washington
June 7, 2018
Source: Jennifer White - Director, Government Relations
Movement on Minibus – Today, the House begins debate on a three-bill spending package, including Military Construction-VA, Energy and Water and Legislative Branch appropriations.
House to Vote on Rescissions Package – The House plans to vote today on a bill to rescind or cancel about $15 billion in already appropriated funds. The measure reflects the package of rescissions sent by the Trump administration on May 8, with withdrawals and other proposed changes, of funds that the administration said were no longer needed and wouldn’t be spent.
- Today @ 2 PM: House Small Business Committee, Subcommittee on Investigation, Oversight, and Regulations, Vets First: An Examination of VA’s Resources for Veteran-Owned Small Business, Rayburn 2360.
- Wednesday, June 13 @ 11 AM: House Small Business Committee, The Impact of Category Management on the Small Business Industrial Base, Rayburn 2360. Shirley Bailey of the HUBZone Contractors National Council testifying.
- Thursday, June 14 @ 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.
- Thursday, June 14 @ 10 AM: Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, Update from the Comptroller of the Currency, Dirksen 538.
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.