SBA Announces STEP Program

February 10, 2016

The SBA recently announced that states will be able to immediately apply for funds to promote increased exporting by small businesses through the STEP program.

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Ex-Im Bank Releases Annual Report

January 20, 2016

Last week, Ex-Im Bank released its 2015 Annual Report, highlighting its $12.4 billion in total authorizations which supported more than $17 billion in U.S. exports.

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SOTU: Small Biz Takeaways

January 13, 2016

Last night,President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union Address focusing on long-term challenges facing the U.S., and today, NSBA held an analysis call on the speech.

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Ex-Im Bank Reauthorized for Four Years

December 9, 2015

Late last week, President Obama signed into law a five-year transportation package which included a provision to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, something NSBA supported.

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NSBA Endorses TPP Deal

December 9, 2015

NSBA has formally endorsed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal that stands to improve small-business access to foreign markets by reducing complexity and foreign tariffs currently facing U.S. firms.

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Ex-Im Renewal Attached to Highway Bill

November 4, 2015

The House is expected to take up a six-year highway bill that includes the Ex-Im Bank renewal language, despite plans from several Republicans to offer poison-pill amendments during the process.

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