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NSBA Launches Small Business Voting Initiative

NSBA Launches Small Business Voting Initiative

As part of NSBA’s continuing effort to strengthen the collective small-business voice, we recently launched a new get-out-the-vote initiative as part of our 70 Million Strong and Voting campaign.

Ex-Im Reauthorization Remains in Jeopardy

With only 77 days left until the current authorization for the Export-Import Bank expires, Congress continues to wrestle with what to do about its future. NSBA is urging members to contact their lawmakers in support of the Bank.

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White House Launches SupplierPay Initiative

Last week, President Barack Obama met with businesses, their suppliers and the SBA to launch a new program called SupplierPay, to ensure that large corporations pay their small contractors in a more timely fashion.

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House Hearing Examines Procurement Reform Delays

Yesterday, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce, held a hearing on the delayed implementation of various small-business contracting reforms as passed under the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act.

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Bipartisan Workforce Bill Heads to President’s Desk

Last week, the House passed a revised Senate version of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act which would modernize and improve existing federal workforce development programs.

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Bill Introduced to Expand Overtime Pay

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) recently introduced legislation which would make several major changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, effectively expanding the number of salaried workers eligible for overtime pay.

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NSBA Joins Senators for Call on Ex-Im Bank

On Tuesday, July 1, NSBA VP for Government Affairs Jody Milanese joined Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) on a widely-attended press call urging lawmakers to support reauthorization for the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im Bank). Also on the call were two small-business exporters who utilize the valuable programs […]

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Members of Congress Address NSBA Delegation

The final event for the collective group during the Washington Presentation was the Congressional Breakfast. Held in the morning of Tuesday June 24 in the Capitol Visitor’s Center, six distinguished members of Congress attended.

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NSBA Members Hear from the Experts

On Monday, NSBA’s Washington Presentation attendees heard from experts on a variety of issues during our issues briefing, including tax extenders, regulatory reform and the debt.

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NSBA’s White House Briefing

NSBA members on Monday attended a high-level White House briefing coordinated by the White House Business Council, where the discussion centered around retirement savings, finance, infrastructure, and the economy.

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