economic stimulus

You’re Invited: White House Briefing on the American Rescue Plan

March 15, 2021 Dear Business Leader, Last week, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. On Tuesday, March 15, the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, Small Business For America’s Future, Business Forward, and other partner organizations will welcome Bharat Ramamurti, Deputy Director of  the National Economic…

Small Business Group Applauds Final Passage of American Rescue Plan, Urges Policymakers to Turn Focus to High Healthcare Costs

Statement by Renee Johnson, senior advisor to Small Business for America’s Future on today’s final passage of the American Rescue Plan  Washington, D.C., March 10, 2021—Today’s final passage of the American Rescue Plan is a big win for the country’s small businesses as they try to recover from the economic…

New national survey finds small businesses support more government relief

From Feb. 13-18, 2021, Small Business for America’s Future conducted a national survey of 1,241 small business owners in its network to learn about ongoing pandemic impacts on their businesses and test their opinions about government priorities and the proposed American Rescue Plan. 69% of small business owners — including…

100 Organizations call for fair PPP treatment for ALL microbusinesses

February 13, 2021 When the first round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was rolled out by Congress early last year to help “small businesses” pay employees, utilities and rent; it became very clear that many very small businesses and self-employed were shut out. One of the biggest hurdles was…