A Catch-22 in Small Business Lending

On June 9, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before the House Committee on the Budget. Chairman John Spratt (D-S.C.) and Ranking Member Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) were in attendance, along with many committee members from both…

Advocacy Staff Attends Law Conference

On Tuesday, June 1, members from Advocacy’s interagency team attended the Sixth Annual Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Institute Rulemaking Conference.  The event, co-sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Section of…

Small Businesses Prepare for Disasters

The unfolding tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to affect—and is already affecting—thousands of small business owners, from fishermen to hotel and hospitality providers in states along the Gulf Coast. Sadly, it’s also a…

USASBE Taps Advocacy’s Economic Research

Office of Advocacy Chief Economist Chad Moutray was one of the speakers over the weekend at the annual United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. His remarks focused on the…