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...
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The Small Business Advocate - November/ December 2012
The November-December issue of The Small Business Advocate reflects on many of the Office of Advocacy’s 2012 activities and scans the 2013 horizon. It includes reports on the office’s fall regulatory activities, new research on small business retirement planning, innovation events in Region III, and a tip of the hat to outgoing members of Congress, Senator Olympia Snowe, and Rep. Donald Manzullo.
In This Issue
Message from the Chief Counsel
2012 Accomplishments, 2013 Horizons , 3
Advocacy’s Interagency Team Leads Dialogue on RFA, 1
Fall Regulatory Roundup, 4–5
Critical Habitat Analyses
Basel III Standards
Small Business Set-Asides
NOAA Withdraws Turtle Excluder Device Proposal, 7
Reports Examine Small Business Retirement Preparation, 8
Region III Innovation Events Span Startup, Mentoring, Market Entry, 6
Small Business Leadership Changes—Snowe, Manzullo Depart at Year’s End, 2