Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in West Des Moines, IA

Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:15pm
Release Number: 
18-25 ADVO
Contact: 
Emily Theroux

 

Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in West Des Moines, IA  

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, July 18, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable in West Des Moines, Iowa. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT at the Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines, 5505 Mills Civic Parkway.

 

The purpose of this event is to gain valuable insight into which specific federal regulatory burdens present the biggest barriers to small business growth. With these recommendations, Advocacy can better assist federal agencies in complying with President Trump’s directives to reduce burdensome regulations. Additionally, information compiled from this roundtable and others will help Advocacy generate a report informing Congress and the public of the top regulatory issues for small businesses.  

 

“The Office of Advocacy plays a crucial role in supporting our nation’s small businesses,” said Major L. Clark III, Acting Chief Counsel for Advocacy. “Holding these regional roundtables to hear concerns directly from small business owners is a key component in our efforts to help lessen the heavy regulatory burden on small business.”

 

This event is free and open to the public. Interested parties may register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sba-office-of-advocacy-regional-regulatory-roundtable-west-des-moines-ia-tickets-46852386750

 

If interested parties are unable to attend this event, but would still like to inform Advocacy of a small business regulatory issue that is important to them, they may do so here: https://www.sba.gov/advocacy/regulatory-reform-input

 

Advocacy is also hosting roundtables in Council Bluffs, Iowa on July 17 and Dubuque, Iowa on July 19. Follow this link to view and/or register for all upcoming events: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/sba-office-of-advocacy-10657546234

 

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Created by Congress in 1976, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent voice for small business within the federal government.  Appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the Chief Counsel for Advocacy directs the office.  The Chief Counsel advances the views, concerns, and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts, and state policy makers.  Economic research, policy analyses, and small business outreach help identify issues of concern.  Regional Advocates and an office in Washington, DC, support the Chief Counsel’s efforts.  For more information on the Office of Advocacy, visit www.sba.gov/advocacy, or call (202) 205-6533.