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Small Biz Regulatory Reform Bill Passes House

Small Biz Regulatory Reform Bill Passes House

Last week, the NSBA-supported Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act, introduced by House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) passed the House 260 – 163.

Small Biz Regulatory Reform Bill Introduced in the House

Last week, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) introduced the NSBA-supported Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act which would update and improve the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980.

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Small Business Congress Early-Bird Deadline Extended

NSBA has just extended to Jan. 26 its early-bird discount deadline for the 2015 Small Business Congress, held in Phoenix, Arizona Feb. 19-20, where attendees will explore the intersection economic policy and business best practices.

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Obama Nominates New Advocacy Chief Counsel

Late last week, President Barack Obama formally announced his nomination of Gilberto de Jesús to head the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy.

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Obama EO Raises Scrutiny on Contractor Labor Violations

Last week, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order requiring federal contractors to disclose past labor violations and increasing agencies’ ability to bar those companies from receiving contracts.

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Advocacy Chief Counsel Winslow Sargeant Resigns

Last week, Dr. Winslow Sargeant, Chief Counsel for the SBA Office of Advocacy announced his plans to resign his position at the end of 2014, citing a desire to spend more time with his family.

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National Regulatory Budget Act Introduced in House

Reps. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Doug Collins (R-Ga.) recently introduced the NSBA-supported National Regulatory Budget Act of 2014 which would establish a new process for the reporting of the economic costs for federal regulations.

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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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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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National Regulatory Fairness Hearing – June 25   

On, June 25, the National Regulatory Fairness Board and Office of the National Ombudsman will hold a hearing for small-business owners to discuss the most egregious federal regulations facing their firms

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