Monthly Archives: September 2010

Capitol Hill Connection for the Week of September 27

Each week while Congress is in session the Office of Advocacy will post a highlights schedule of congressional hearings and committee markups that we think will be of interest to stakeholders in the small business community. For further information on

Hispanic-Owned Businesses Outpaced Overall Business Growth over 10-Year Period

The number of Hispanic-Owned Businesses grew 88 percent during the 10-year period from 1997 to 2007. Their growth rate was almost 3 times the national level (30 percent) for the period. Detailed information about Hispanic-owned business was recently released by

RFA@30: Regulations, Cupcakes, Sunlight, and Looking Before You Leap

 “It takes a special breed to get up and get excited about celebrating the 30th anniversary of a law requiring regulatory fairness!” said Deputy Administrator Marie Johns at the start of Advocacy’s celebration of the 30th anniversary of President Carter’s

Capitol Hill Connection for the Week of September 21

Each week while Congress is in session the Office of Advocacy will post a highlights schedule of congressional hearings and committee markups that we think will be of interest to stakeholders in the small business community. For further information on

Capitol Hill Connection for the Week of September 14

Each week while Congress is in session the Office of Advocacy will post a highlights schedule of congressional hearings and committee markups that we think will be of interest to stakeholders in the small business community. For further information on

Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Holds First Meeting

Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargeant attended the inaugural meeting of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday. The council is made up of 26 national leaders in business, technology, and