NSBA Seeks Advocate Award Candidates

March 19, 2014

The nomination process is now open for the 2014 Lewis A. Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award which recognizes small-business owners who go above and beyond in advocating for the small-business community. The nomination process is now open for the 2014 Lewis A. Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award which recognizes small-business owners who go above and beyond in advocating for the small-business community.

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President Releases 2015 Budget Proposal

March 5, 2014

President Barack Obama yesterday released his FY 2015 budget projecting a deficit of 1.6 percent of the economy by 2024, down from 1.7 percent projected for 2023 in his last budget blueprint while the federal debt would rise to $25 trillion in 2024, up from $17.9 trillion in 2014.

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Sen. Cantwell Chairs Her First SBC Hearing

March 5, 2014

The Senate Small Business Committee hearing today will mark the first full committee hearing chaired by Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), who took over the chairmanship following Sen. Mary Landrieu's (D-La.) departure. NSBA looks forward to working with Chair Cantwell.

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Small-Business Outlook Continues to Improve

February 27, 2014

Last week, NSBA released the 2013 Year-End Economic Report which shows continued gains in economic outlook and confidence among America’s small-business owners, with many indicators the highest they've been in six years.

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NSBA Supports Nominee Maria Contreras-Sweet

February 26, 2014

Today, NSBA sent a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business, expressing its support for Maria Contreras-Sweet as the President's nominee for SBA Administrator.

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NSBA Leadership Kicks off 2014

February 26, 2014

Last week, the NSBA Board of Trustees held its first meeting of 2014 where it welcomed in new leadership and trustees, and heard from the Office of Advocacy’s Director of the Office of Economic Research, Janemarie Mulvey, Ph.D.

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