Senate Reaches Deal on Stimulus Package

March 25, 2020

The Senate is poised to approve a massive stimulus bill today, the Keeping American Workers Employed and Paid Act, which includes $350 billion to help America’s small-business community. Despite high tensions and heated debate over the past week, it appears the Senate has reached a deal which is expected to...

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NSBA President Addresses Membership

March 23, 2020

I’d like to first start by saying thank you. Thank you for holding on, thank you for doing everything you can to keep your business afloat, and thank you for continuing to support our mission here at the National Small Business Association. Today, that mission is a simple one: you....

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SBA Briefing Call Rescheduled

March 20, 2020

NSBA and the Small Business Roundtable has rescheduled the briefing call with SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza for this Friday, March 27 at 2:00 p.m. ET – click here to register.  SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza will join NSBA, the Small Business Roundtable and CEOs of the leading small business organizations for a discussion on...

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New Details on Senate Small Business Relief Bill

March 18, 2020

Earlier today, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and the Health Committee held a press conference where they outlined a forthcoming small-business stimulus bill. The legislation, The Restoring Economic Security, Confidence...

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Senate Small Business Stimulus Bill Forthcoming

March 18, 2020

The landscape for small business relief continues to churn in the Senate today, with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and the Health Committee scheduled to speak at a press...

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Revised COVID-19 Bill Passes House

March 17, 2020

On Monday night, the House passed the revised coronavirus bill by unanimous consent, scaling back the proposed leave offering and providing an exemption for small businesses. The Senate could vote on passage as early as today. In the revised technical correction legislation, the House modified a program aimed at providing...

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New Poll Shows Widespread Small Business Impact from COVID-19

March 16, 2020

Today, NSBA is releasing a new poll on how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting America’s small businesses—sometimes to a devastating degree. This new poll quantifies the broad economic impact of COVID-19 and also includes many stories directly from small-business owners on the real-world havoc it is wreaking. “This disease...

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NSBA Briefing Call on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

On Monday, March 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, NSBA held a briefing call on the coronavirus and what it means for your small business. On the call, NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken joined NSBA Chair of Health and Human Resources Robert Shea, an attorney with the national employment...

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COVID-19 Update: New Poll & Briefing Call

March 11, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in the U.S. causing concern about both its health and economic implications . While the White House has called for a payroll tax cut, House Democrats have rejected such a plan and instead are planning to roll-out a framework of their own proposal sometime...

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