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Policy News – April 1, 2020

Policy News – April 1, 2020

On Friday evening, President Trump signed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, into law. Following the bill signing, Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez of the House Small Business Committee released a fact sheet summary addressing how the...

Policy News – April 1, 2020

Policy News – March 25, 2020

After a long weekend of negotiations, the Senate failed to pass the third economic relief stimulus package to further combat the economic fallout out of COVID-19. The 47-47 procedural vote fell short of the 60 vote threshold to pass the package that included...

Policy News – March 19, 2020

Policy News – March 19, 2020

The Small Business Roundtable, a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, sent a letter to congressional leadershipurging policymakers to keep small businesses at the forefront of discussion during this time of economic crisis. Sign on...

Policy News – March 12, 2020

Policy News – March 12, 2020

This Week, Congressional Lawmakers kicked off discussions of an economic stimulus package to aid the American economy in the face of coronavirus outbreak. Following his meeting with President Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

Policy News – March 4, 2020

Policy News – March 4, 2020

The Small Business Administration recently announced the launch of its 17-state SBIR Road Tour. The Road Tour will stop at cities in the Southeast, Midwest, Rockies and the Central South. It will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to one of the...

Policy News – February 26, 2020

Policy News – February 26, 2020

The Small Business Administration recently announced the launch of its 17-state SBIR Road Tour. The Road Tour will stop at cities in the Southeast, Midwest, Rockies and the Central South. It will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to one of the...

Policy News – February 12, 2020

Policy News – February 12, 2020

On Monday February 10, following the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) release of President Donald J. Trump’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget, Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Ranking Member, Ben...

Policy News – February 26, 2020

Policy News – February 6, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is proposing a rule to remove from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) four regulations in the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) Small Business Concern (SBC) Program. The removal of these regulations will assist the public...

Policy News – January 30, 2020

Policy News – January 30, 2020

Yesterday, the Small Business Administration Administrator, Jovita Carranza, Department of Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador, Robert Lighthizer released statements on the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA)...

Policy News – January 23, 2020

Policy News – January 23, 2020

The Department of Labor is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) with a campaign titled "Protecting the American Workforce." Read the full news release here.   In the Senate, Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) will hold...

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Industry News – April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Nonprofits Nonprofit Finance Fund has compiled weeks of insights and helpful tools to ensure nonprofit’s success amidst COVID-19. Articles about the new normal for nonprofits and a cash flow tool are among many of the helpful links in...

Industry News – March 25, 2020

Small Business Administration: $50B Coronavirus Lifeline 'Already Starting to Be Approved' President Trump recently stated that the SBA would serve as a clearing house for “up to $50 billion” in available loans to help struggling small businesses weather the coming...

Industry News – March 19, 2020

Square Receives Conditional Approval of FDIC Insurance Yesterday the FDIC Board voted to conditionally approve Square’s application for deposit insurance related to its Industrial Loan Company (ILC) bank charter. Square has also received charter approval from the Utah...

Industry News – March 12, 2020

Small Businesses Face Coronavirus Hurdles Everyone is feeling the effects of COVID-19 but small business owners across the country are feeling the biggest impact in their bank accounts, laving many to wonder if they can weather the economic storm. Source: Forbes...

Industry News – March 4, 2020

Stanford University Study Shows Latinos Are Opening More Small Businesses Than Anyone in the U.S. Latinos are quickly rising in the ranks of business owners in the United States. In Nashville, TN, it is estimated that there are over 1,500 Hispanic businesses. Source:...

Industry News – February 26, 2020

A Fresh Start for Returning Citizens New Jersey Public Library’s kicked off their Fresh Start @ Your Library. It is a statewide plan that offers library services, resources, and referrals to other community resources, agencies and groups, for citizens returning to...

Industry News – February 21, 2020

Program Empowers Aspiring Black Entrepreneurs Cornell’s Black Entrepreneurs in Training (BET) club is aiming to connect their members with successful alumni who can offer invaluable knowledge on their future startup goals. Source: Cornell Chronicle     ...

Industry News – February 12, 2020

How Micro-Internships Can Help Underserved Students And Your Business Investor Jeffrey Moss created an organization dedicated to giving students from underserved backgrounds an opportunity to distinguish themselves for positions after graduation. Source: Forbes  ...

Industry News – February 6, 2020

Brooklyn-Based Coworking Model Is Stemming the Tide of Displacement for Small Businesses BKLYN Commons is championing local small businesses by combating economic displacement through curated programming, community outreach, and affordable commercial leasing. Source:...

Industry News – January 30, 2020

Kresge Foundation Releases RFI on Capital Solutions for Economic Mobility The Kresge Foundation issued an RFI to explore the current and unmet demand for forms of capital to support social and economic mobility through workforce development and minority...