California Small Business Owner Highlight

At Resilient Beauty Bar in Fairfield, CA, you’ll experience a warm and inviting atmosphere where the wellbeing of the client takes priority. The proud owner, Dee Naylor, has been a beauty professional and stylist for more than fifteen years, and hopes to eventually open a second location. But her plans to expand her business are on hold, as they hinge on the future of the Affordable Care Act.

California Events

Mon, 11/18/2019 (All day) | 10:00 AM PST

HAVE YOU HEARD OF FINTECH?As online lending grows, it’s critical to understand the responsible, alternative lending options out there to start and grow your small business.Please join SCORE - Silicon Valley, ICA Fund Good Jobs, United Way Bay Area and Small Business Majority f

Webinar | CA
Tue, 11/19/2019 (All day) | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm PT

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development invites you to attend a celebration of LA Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2019."Together We Rise"In recognition of the significant impact women business owners have made on the Los Angeles economy and quality of life despite si

Expo/Fair | Los Angeles, CA
Thu, 11/21/2019 (All day) | 7:00 pm PT

En muchos estados, ha habido leyes recientemente que facilitan que los empresarios inicien negocios en el hogar.

Presentation | Corona, CA
Wed, 12/11/2019 (All day) | 7:45 am - 9 am

Please join Small Business Majority and Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce for a free and interactive presentation on the current small business funding landscape and funding options to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start and build a scalable business in Californi

Presentation | Chino Hills, CA

California Policy

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the agenda »

Small Business Majority has created a comprehensive state policy agenda to ensure entrepreneurship is at the center of a thriving and inclusive economy in California. California’s 3.9 million small businesses employ seven million people, which amounts to about half of the private workforce, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the comments »

Small Business Majority, as part of the Responsible Business Lending Coalition, submitted comments to the Department of Business Oversight regarding implementation of California's SB 1235, the nation's first truth in lending law for small business financing. We urged the Department to implement strong standards that will ensure small business owners have the opportunity to understand the financing they are being offered in a clear, concise manner that enables informed comparison across all their financing options. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the Letter

Small Business Majority writes in support of SB 65, which extend tax credits to individuals struggling to access affordable healthcare. The legislation would significantly improve affordability for thousands of low- and moderate-income individuals and families, including many entrepreneurs and small business employees by creating and increasing subsidies for individuals who earn up to 600% FPL.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the Letter for AB 414, PDF icon Read the Letter for SB 175

Small Business Majority writes in support of AB 414 and SB 175 which would reinstate a penalty for lacking coverage in California and grant Covered California the ability to set this penalty amount. This will prevent the predicted increases in healthcare costs and uninsured rates in California, directly benefitting small businesses who struggle to keep up with the high costs of healthcare.

California Research

Published:
Tue, 09/20/2011

Introduction 

America’s small business owners are doing all they can to outlast the condition of today’s economy. These hardworking employers know they need the right kind of help if they are to thrive. That’s why they believe immediate action is necessary to form bold clean energy policies that will prompt innovation, and in effect, stimulate small business and the economy.

Published:
Mon, 10/18/2010

California’s Global Warming Solutions Act, commonly referred to as AB 32, calls for substantial reductions in the state’s carbon emissions. The impact it will have on the economy, and particularly on small businesses, has spurred tremendous debate as the law is being implemented.