SBA Roundtable

The Office of Advocacy at the Small Business Administration will host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable in Glen Allen, Virginia on October 16, the latest in a series of regional roundtables that have included others in Louisiana, Idaho, Washington, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri and Kansas. The roundtables are designed to solicit suggestions from small business men and…

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Calling All Regulatory Excess!

Shortly after assuming office, President Trump mandated that for every new regulation proposed, federal agencies submit two regulations that should be eliminated. Well, that order is now starting to bear fruit as federal agencies are aggressively looking to identify regulations ripe for elimination. In that vein, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy will…

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SBA Advocacy Roundtable on Sick Leave Regulation

The Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy is hosting a roundtable next Monday in Washington on the Department of Labor (DOL) recently published regulation for sick leave benefits required of federal sub-contractors (including restaurants on federal property). The Office of Advocacy is charged with representing the interests of small businesses and commenting accordingly on the…

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Speaking of Government Help . . .

The nomination of a new Chief Counsel for the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy was approved by the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee of the US Senate and has been sent on to the full Senate for formal confirmation.  President Obama nominated Chicago Attorney Darryl DePriest for the post, which has been vacant for…

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