FY2021 Budget: Cuts to SBA

February 12, 2020

On Feb. 10, President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget proposal which details plans for defense and non-defense discretionary spending. The budget blueprint outlines $4.8 trillion in annual spending and estimates the deficit would be cut in half by 2024, however such a drop is unlikely given the steep spending...


Small Business Reaction to State of the Union

February 5, 2020

On the evening of Feb. 4, President Donald Trump delivered his official State of the Union Address where he highlighted his administration’s work on tax reform and trade, among other successes, namely U.S. economic growth, he touted throughout his rallying speech. Below is a statement from NSBA President and CEO...


New 2020 NSBA Board Leadership

January 8, 2020

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) is kicking off 2020 with new Board leadership led by Marc Amato of Walco Electric Company in Providence, Rhode Island, a high-tech automation engineering company with 87 years of experience. Amato has been active in NSBA for well over a decade, serving various leadership roles...


Senate Hearing on SBA Nominee Carranza

December 12, 2019

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a hearing featuring Jovita Carranza, President Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA has been absent a confirmed Administrator since Linda McMahon stepped down in April of this year. Despite a presidential...


Small Business Saturday is Here!

November 27, 2019

Shop Small | Shop Local NSBA is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday® this Nov 30. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition and part of a nationwide Shop...


How Small Businesses Can Fulfill Customer Orders Cheaper and Faster

September 25, 2019

 *This content is provided by NSBA partner UPS and Ware2Go journalist Isaac Zaubi During my early days as an analyst in the supply chain industry, I came across a case study that featured a Las Vegas-based business called PR Diamond. As a 35-year old manufacturer of diamond blades for the...


Congress Set to Return to D.C.

September 4, 2019

August recess is coming to a close, and Congress will be back in session next week with a long end-of-year legislative agenda including spending bills, background checks and more.


NSBA Fly-In: The White House, Capitol and More

June 13, 2019

On Monday, June 10, small-business leaders from across the country converged on Washington, D.C. as part of NSBA’s annual Washington Presentation. The event featured a procurement and cybersecurity panel discussion, the annual Advocate of the Year Award luncheon, a White House briefing, a lobbying tutorial, the Congressional Breakfast and culminated...