The Small Business Advocate - January 2011

Rebecca Krafft

The following is a newsletter from the Office of Advocacy for January 2011. The key topics discussed in the newsletter are:

  • Executive Order 13563 to Improve Regulatory Review

  • Text of E.O. 13563

  • OSHA Withdraws Two Rules

  • Startup America Launched

  • Rodgers Appointed Deputy Chief Counsel

  • New Advocacy Staff

Message from the Chief Counsel

  • Advocacy Listens

Research Notes

  • Small Business Economy Released

Legislative Focus

  • Freshmen Senators Schooled in Small Business Values

Regional News

  • Nine Regional Advocates in Place

Regulatory News

  • IRS Modifies PTIN Rule

  • Financial Rule Delayed

  • Major Clark Receives Award