Press Releases

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2018-09-06 15:00 Office of Advocacy Appoints Adrienne Vallejo Foster to Serve as Regional Advocate for Great Plains States
2018-08-28 15:15 Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Scranton, Pa.
2018-08-28 15:15 Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
2018-08-28 15:00 Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Princeton, N.J.
2018-07-31 10:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Fort Collins, CO  
2018-07-31 09:30 Advocacy Seeks Input from Wyoming Small Businesses in Regulatory Reform Discussion
2018-07-12 15:30 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Dubuque, IA  
2018-06-26 13:15 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Council Bluffs, IA
2018-06-26 13:15 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in West Des Moines, IA
2018-05-17 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Tampa/Brandon, FL
2018-05-17 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Oviedo, FL
2018-05-17 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Jacksonville, FL
2018-04-25 11:30 Small Businesses Drive Job Growth in the U.S.
2018-04-24 11:45 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Santa Clarita, CA
2018-04-24 09:15 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for National Small Business Week in Sacramento, CA
2018-04-24 09:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Modesto, CA
2018-04-04 10:45 Advocacy Appoints Thomas J. Rossomando to Serve as Advocate for Manufacturing and Technology
2018-03-29 12:00 Advocacy Research Finds Most Small Businesses Seeking Equity Crowdfunding Are Young Firms
2018-03-27 12:00 Advocacy to Host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable and a NAFTA Outreach Meeting for Small Businesses in Atlanta
2018-03-16 12:00 POSTPONED -- Advocacy to Host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable and a NAFTA Outreach Meeting for Small Businesses in Philadelphia
2018-03-15 16:15 Regulatory Burden Reduced for Small Businesses in FY 2017
2018-03-08 12:00 Advocacy Seeks Regulatory Reform Input from Small Businesses in Milwaukee, SBA Administrator Will Attend
2018-03-06 12:30 Advocacy to Host NAFTA Modernization Meeting for Small Businesses in Milwaukee
2018-03-06 12:00 Advocacy Seeks Small Business Input at a Regulatory Reform Roundtable and a NAFTA Outreach meeting in Detroit
2018-02-27 17:15 Mitch Tyner to Remain Advocacy’s Senior Advisor, Forgoes Run for Mississippi Seat in U.S. Congress
2018-02-27 13:00 Advocacy to Host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable and a NAFTA Outreach Meeting for Small Businesses in Houston
2018-02-27 12:00 Advocacy to Host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable and a NAFTA Outreach Meeting for Small Businesses in San Antonio
2018-02-21 10:15 POSTPONED — Advocacy to Host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable and a NAFTA Outreach Meeting for Small Businesses in San Antonio
2018-02-21 10:00 POSTPONED; Superseded by 18-07 ADV — Advocacy to Host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable and a NAFTA Outreach Meeting for Small Businesses in Houston
2018-02-06 13:30 Advocacy Appoints Bruce LeVell to Serve as Region 4 Advocate
2018-01-17 12:00 Advocacy Appoints Christine Myers to Serve as Region 2 Advocate
2018-01-12 13:30 Advocacy Appoints Joe Knilans to Serve as Advocate for Rural Affairs
2017-11-09 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable for Small Business in Boston, MA
2017-11-08 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable for Small Business in Manchester, NH
2017-11-07 12:00 Advocacy Appoints Elmo J. Rinaldi to Serve as Region 3 Advocate
2017-10-26 11:30 Advocacy Welcomes Robert L. Wehagen as Congressional and Legislative Affairs Manager
2017-10-25 12:00 Rhett Davis Appointed Small Business Advocate for Region 6
2017-10-04 12:00 Advocacy Report Shows Rural Entrepreneurship Has Been Declining
2017-09-28 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Glen Allen, Virginia
2017-09-08 12:00 Mitch Tyner Appointed Senior Advisor/Director of Regional Affairs
2017-08-31 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Overland Park, Kansas
2017-08-25 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in St. Louis, Missouri
2017-07-31 12:00 Advocacy Invites Small Businesses to Attend Ohio Roundtables
2017-07-26 12:00 Les Davies Appointed Small Business Advocate for Region 5
2017-07-25 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Cleveland, Ohio
2017-07-25 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Lexington, Kentucky
2017-07-20 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Cincinnati, Ohio
2017-07-10 12:00 Advocacy Invites Small Businesses to Attend Idaho Roundtables
2017-06-22 17:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Boise, Idaho
2017-06-22 17:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
2017-06-05 12:00 Advocacy Invites Small Businesses to Attend Louisiana Roundtables
2017-05-31 16:00 Despite Smaller Size, Women-Owned Businesses Have a Significant Economic Impact
2017-05-31 12:00 Richard Apollo Fuhriman Appointed Small Business Advocate for Region 10
2017-05-10 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2017-05-10 12:00 Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in New Orleans, Louisiana
2017-05-10 11:00 Advocacy Looking for Online Feedback on Regulation
2017-04-20 11:00 Nancy Zurbuchen Appointed Small Business Advocate for Region 7
2017-04-20 10:45 Philip D. Lovas Appointed Small Business Advocate for Region 9
2017-04-10 10:00 Joseph M. DiStasio Appointed Small Business Advocate for Region 1
2017-01-19 13:45 Advocacy Involvement Helps Relieve Small Business of Regulatory Burdens
2017-01-12 13:00 Advocacy Report Explains High Entrepreneurship among Immigrants
2016-10-06 10:30 Role of Immigrant Entrepreneurs Growing In America
2016-09-14 10:30 Minority-Owned Businesses Remained Resilient During Recession
2016-09-07 08:15 Traditional Lending for Small Business on the Decline: What about Alternative Finance?
2016-08-18 09:00 More Seniors, More Entrepreneurs: Senior Self-Employment on the Rise in the U.S.
2016-05-11 08:15 Crowdfunding: New Rules, New Report
2016-04-07 08:00 Advocacy Releases its U.S. Small Business Profiles
2016-02-24 08:15 Understanding the Imported STEM Entrepreneur
2016-02-10 15:00 Chief Counsel Testifies on Advocacy Involvement in the Regulatory Process
2016-02-04 07:45 Advocacy Report Examines the Millennial Entrepreneur
2016-01-12 07:45 Advocacy Involvement Relieves Regulatory Burden on Small Business
2015-12-11 10:00 Darryl L. DePriest Confirmed as Chief Counsel
2015-11-09 14:30 Advocacy Study Analyzes Veteran Business Owner Recovery from 2007-2013
2015-09-10 15:00 Peer-to-Peer Lending: Advocacy Analyzes Alternative Finance Option for Small Business
2015-06-29 13:15 Three Reasons to Love Your Region
2015-04-14 00:00 Promising Future for Equity-Based Crowdfunding
2015-02-04 00:00 Advocacy Releases Small Business Profiles for All 50 States
2015-01-21 00:00 Advocacy Continues to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Small Business
2014-12-16 00:00 Advocacy Releases Annual Small Business Lending Report
2014-10-16 00:00 Accelerators: An Avenue for Startup Growth
2014-10-01 00:00 STEM Entrepreneurship: Are Women on a Level Playing Field?
2014-07-30 00:00 SBA Office of Advocacy Chief Counsel Departing
2014-07-22 00:00 SBA Office of Advocacy Comments on GAO Report
2014-06-17 00:00 Advocacy Releases Small Business Profiles for All the States and Territories
2014-06-05 04:00 Study Analyzes Small Business Opportunities in Government Procurement
2014-05-01 04:00 Baby Boomers: Less Likely to Choose Self-Employment before Retirement
2014-02-27 05:00 Advocacy Report Outlines Removal of Regulatory Burdens on Small Business
2014-01-29 05:00 Advocacy Study Finds No Direct Link between Credit Score and Discrimination
2013-12-05 05:00 Advocacy Report Explores Why a Firm Hires Its First Employee
2013-11-19 05:00 Two Sides to Internet Sales Tax
2013-11-06 05:00 Tax Reform Debate: Cause for Concern with Removal of Tax Expenditures
2013-07-10 04:00 Advocacy Releases Annual Small Business Lending Report
2013-05-15 04:00 Advocacy Study Highlights Top Locations for High-Growth Companies
2013-04-23 04:00 Report: New High Tech Businesses Rely More Than Other Firms on Bank Loans
2013-04-18 04:00 New Report: Venture Capital Firms Profit from Funding Women-led Businesses
2013-04-04 04:00 New Report Says Better Bank Lending will Improve Small Business Exports
2013-03-15 04:00 Advocacy’s Chief Counsel Responds to ‘Inaccurate’ Allegations
2013-02-20 05:00 Federal Watchdog Office Saves Small Businesses $2.4 Billion in Regulatory Costs
2013-02-14 05:00 New Report Offers State-by-State Analysis of America’s Small Businesses
2013-02-11 05:00 Report: Small Businesses Leading Nation’s Economic Recovery
2013-01-16 05:00 Advocacy Applauds IRS Simplification of Home Office Deduction
2012-09-05 04:00 Advocacy Issues Updated, Expanded Frequently Asked Questions
2012-08-09 04:00 Advocacy Announces Seattle Symposium on Small Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship
2012-05-03 04:00 Immigrant-owned Businesses Start with More Capital than Non-Immigrant-owned Businesses
2012-03-29 04:00 American Veterans Own 9 Percent of U.S. Firms
2012-03-21 04:00 Small Business Economy 2011
2012-03-13 04:00 Advocacy Announces Small Business Data Resources Tool
2012-02-14 05:00 Advocacy Regulatory Reviews Save $11.7 Billion for Small Business
2011-12-23 05:00 Office of Advocacy’s Economic Research Annual Report: FY 2011 Research Efforts Focused on Small Business Access to Financing
2011-11-21 05:00 President Obama’s Nominee for Chief Counsel for Advocacy Confirmed by Senate
2011-11-10 05:00 Chief Counsel Praises the Repeal of Three Percent Withholding Requirement on Contractors
2011-10-20 04:00 Small Businesses Lead the Way in Green Technology Innovation
2011-10-05 04:00 Advocacy Announces Research Proposals for FY 2011
2011-09-30 04:00 Developments in Women-Owned Businesses, 1997-2007
2011-09-27 04:00 Chief Counsel Applauds DOL’s Postponement on Revising Wage Calculation for H-2B Visa Rule
2011-09-14 04:00 Advocacy Research and Symposium Focus on Finance
2011-09-02 04:00 Health Insurance in Small Firms: Availability, Coverage, and the Effect of Tax Incentives
2011-07-18 04:00 Advocacy Applauds EPA Decision on Final Lead Renovation and Painting Rule
2011-06-27 04:00 Advocacy Hosts Nationwide Small Business Roundtables on Women Entrepreneurship
2011-05-11 04:00 Chief Counsel Applauds IRS Postponement of Three Percent Withholding Tax on Contractors
2011-05-06 04:00 Veterans Often Choose Entrepreneurship
2011-04-20 04:00 Thinking About How You Start—Why the Legal Form of Organization that a Small Business Chooses Matters
2011-04-15 04:00 Chief Counsel Calls 1099 Repeal a Victory for Small Business
2011-03-28 04:00 Caitlin Cain Appointed Region VI Advocate
2011-03-23 04:00 The Tax Gap and Small Business
2011-02-10 05:00 Small Firm Lending, 2009-2010: Harbingers of Growth
2011-02-03 05:00 Advocacy Applauds Federal Reserve’s Decision on Regulation Z
2011-01-31 05:00 Mark Berson Appointed Region IV Advocate
2011-01-27 05:00 Advocacy Releases Report Examining the Small Business Economy in 2009
2011-01-25 05:00 Chief Counsel Applauds OSHA Withdrawal of Rule
2011-01-19 05:00 Jennifer M. Clark Appointed Region X Advocate
2011-01-18 05:00 President Obama Issues Executive Order On Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review Advocacy Strongly Supports Focus on Small Business
2011-01-18 05:00 Becky Greenwald Appointed Region VII Advocate
2011-01-06 05:00 Yvonne Lee Appointed Region IX Advocate
2011-01-05 05:00 John Hart Appointed Region VIII Advocate
2011-01-03 05:00 Teresa “Teri” Coaxum Appointed Region II Advocate
2011-01-03 05:00 Henry Sanders Appointed Region V Advocate
2010-12-21 05:00 Lynn Bromley Appointed Region I Advocate
2010-11-29 05:00 Ngozi Bell Appointed Region III Advocate: Will Work Closely With the Small Business Community
2010-11-18 05:00 Chief Counsel Endorses Repeal of 1099
2010-11-18 05:00 Chief Counsel Endorses Repeal of 1099
2010-11-16 05:00 The Impact of Broadband Speed and Price on Small Business
2010-11-08 05:00 Location Does Matter: Entrepreneurs Create Economic Growth Across State and County Lines
2010-11-08 05:00 Business-owning Households More Likely Than Others to Have Higher Income and Wealth
2010-11-07 04:00 Global Entrepreneurship and the United States
2010-11-07 04:00 EPA to Reconsider Final Rule on Stormwater Discharges for Construction Sites
2010-11-07 04:00 Self–Employment: A Career View
2010-11-07 04:00 Small Business and Credit: How Small Business Uses Bank Credit, Trade Credit or No Credit
2010-11-07 04:00 Acting Chief Counsel for Advocacy Testifies on Federal Efforts to Expand Small Business Internet Access
2010-11-07 04:00 Two New Studies Look at Small Firm Retirement Plans
2010-11-07 04:00 Where Do Jobs Come From? New Analysis of Job Gains and Losses from the Office of Advocacy
2010-11-06 04:00 Statement of SBA’s Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargeant on expanded reporting requirements
2009-12-23 05:00 Advocacy Files Greenhouse Gas Comments
2009-12-15 05:00 Tough Labor Markets Tied to Startups of Smallest Firms, Study Finds
2009-12-08 05:00 College Education, Good Grades are Factors in Mobility of Self-employed Workers Toward Innovative States
2009-11-29 05:00 Ngozi Bell Appointed Region III Advocate
2009-10-29 04:00 Small Businesses Are Important Players in U.S. Business and Job Growth
2009-09-23 04:00 Study Highlights Importance of Specialized Education for Future Innovative Entrepreneurs
2009-07-16 04:00 Sixteen Percent Of High-Impact, High-Tech Firms Founded By Immigrant Entrepreneurs
2009-07-09 04:00 Wide-ranging Review of Small Firm Financial Markets Features Data from Survey of Small Business Finances
2009-07-08 04:00 Financing, Sales Were Small Firm Concerns of 2008: Report Documents Small Firms’ Role in 2008 Economy
2009-05-26 04:00 Advocacy Study Ranks Banks on Small Firm Lending, Hints at Current Financial Trends
2009-05-01 04:00 Strong Dollar Has Little Effect On Small Retailers, Larger Effect On Wholesalers
2009-04-02 04:00 Effective Federal Income Tax Rate Faced By Small Businesses Varies By Legal Form Of Organization
2009-02-27 05:00 Two New Regulations Added To 2009 r3 Top 10 Rules For Review And Reform
2009-02-26 05:00 Self-Employed Women Balance Work, Family Life: Study Compares Self-Employed Women To Wage-And-Salary Earners
2009-02-12 05:00 Exports are a Bright Spot in Economic Downturn: Report Documents Small Firms’ Role in Economy
2009-01-29 05:00 Small Business Gains When The Regulatory Flexibility Act Is Followed: Oversight Of RFA Saves Small Business $10.7 Billion in FY 2008
2009-01-26 05:00 CORRECTED: Economic Recovery Depends on Small Business
2009-01-16 05:00 Small Businesses Respond To Call For Nominations Of Regulations Needing Review And Reform
1999-07-14 04:00 Advocacy Successful in Elimination of Burdensome EPA Regulation
1997-12-17 05:00 Advocacy Commends EPA for Outstanding Efforts to Address Small Business Concerns in Effluent Rulemaking