Obama Announces Intent to Nominate NSBA President to Advisory Committee

February 11, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz   Washington, D.C. – President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken to the Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations. The Advisory Committee is tasked with providing policy advice on trade matters to the U.S. Trade Representative. In his...

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NSBA Releases 2010 Year-End Economic Report

February 2, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – NSBA today released its 2010 Year-End Economic Report which shows the small-business community is on the path to recovery. The report shows the largest gains in small-business hiring and revenues in two years, and a slight thawing of credit markets. Additionally, small-business owners’ confidence in...

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NSBA Reaction to State of the Union Address

January 25, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz   Washington, D.C. – Two overriding themes permeated President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight; innovation and entrepreneurship. From broad, patriotic rhetoric to specific proposals, Obama’s comments underscored both the founding principle of innovation and entrepreneurship in the American dream as well as their...

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NSBA Applauds Gene Sperling’s Appointment as Chief Economic Advisor

January 7, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz   Washington, D.C. – NSBA applauds the appointment of Gene Sperling as director of the National Economic Council. During his tenure as the top aid to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Sperling was instrumental in the passage of various pieces of pro-small-business legislation including initiatives to enhance...

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