Small Business

Oregon senator wants to give small businesses a tax break for hiring the first employee

USA Today November 6, 2019 By Rhonda Abrams Special to USA TODAY In my USA TODAY column in November 2009 – 10 years ago – I proposed a new idea: a tax credit for small businesses who hire their very first employee. Throughout the last decade, I’ve repeatedly advocated this “first…

Wyden Introduces Bill To Boose Capital Access For Small Businesses

Today, Senator Wyden introduced the Providing Real Opportunities for Growth to Rising Entrepreneurs for Sustained Success Act (the PROGRESS Act) on a bicameral basis with Rep. Judy Chu in the House. The PROGRESS Act creates two new tax incentives to unlock the growth potential of all small businesses, designed to…

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Register Now for the ASBC Sustainable Business & Advocacy Summit: “Making Capitalism Work for All” – Dec. 10-11, 2019 in DC The stakes are higher every day, but it often feels like only a few people get it. You know our consumer economy can’t thrive without broad-based prosperity – and…

Recent radio interviews on Protect Democracy USA and the Enhance Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Act

On September 13th on WVOC in Columbia, SC, Frank Knapp talks about the Protect Democracy USA campaign to raise the voice of small businesses demanding that Congress and the President take immediate action to address foreign interference in the nation’s elections.  Listen here. On September 25th on WRHI in Rock…

Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) Introduce Legislation to Enhance Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century

For Immediate Release September 24, 2019 Earlier this year, Klobuchar and Scott launched the bipartisan Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus to address the most pressing policy issues facing entrepreneurs and today hosted a Women’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable to encourage new business founders WASHINGTON—Today, Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus Co-Chairs Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Amy…