As Acting Chief Counsel in the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration, (SBA), Ms. Rodgers advances the views, concerns and interests of small business before Congress, the...
The Small Business Advocate – May/June 2012
The May-June edition of The Small Business Advocate highlights numerous regulatory developments, among them a new executive order on regulatory review and an appearance by OIRA Chief Cass Sunstein at an Advocacy roundtable. In other news, Regional Advocate Caitlin Cain explores the idea of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.
In This Issue
Message from the Chief Counsel
Advocacy Brings Small Business Issues Back to Washington, D.C., 3
New Executive Order Requires Public Participation in Agency Review of Regulations, 1
OIRA Head Cass Sunstein Speaks at Advocacy Roundtable, 2
Interagency Director Testifies at Joint Committee Hearing, 2
Immigrant Entrepreneurs Ask Government To Get in Step With Cutting Edge Startups, 4
Advocacy Hosts Roundtable on “Incorporation by Reference,” 7
EPA Responds to Small Business Concerns About Oil and Gas Emissions Rule, 8
Immigrant-owned Businesses Start with More Capital than Others, 4
Advocacy Welcomes Regulatory Economist, Christine Kymn, 5
The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Think Biology 101, 6