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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Sep 14
Stopped in for a delicious bite to eat at Don Ceviche at Essex Market. Always fun and inspiring to visit and support local NYC small businesses!
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 13
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
How did the Administration intend on paying for the massive drop in taxes? They said the tax cut would pay for itself. (Hint: It didn't)
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 13
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
Remember when the administration claimed that the tax bill would actually CUT the deficit by one trillion? 2/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 13
Trump's exploded the federal deficit to boost corporate profits. Now, small businesses and the American people are expected to foot the bill of these ballooning budget deficits. 1/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 12
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
However, there is still progress that needs to be made. Minority firms are more likely to be denied loans at a rate nearly 3x’s higher than non-minority firms. Achieving entrepreneurial parity when it comes to capital access is key to unlocking the potential of the economy.
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 12
Minority-owned businesses represent nearly 30% of all small businesses, employ over 8 million Americans, and boast $1 trillion-plus in revenue. Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of minority entrepreneurs during Minority Enterprise Development Week. 1/
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Angie Craig Sep 11
Small medical practices face huge barriers in providing high quality care to Minnesotans, especially in Greater MN where healthcare is especially scarce. Glad to be working with on this issue, because your zip code should never be a barrier to quality healthcare.
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 11
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
This morning, the Committee will hold a hearing to examine this ongoing issue. Members will discuss policies that reduce administrative burdens so that doctors can treat their patients more effectively and produce better health outcomes. Stream Here:
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 11
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
The delay in care that results from Prior Authorization also costs patients valuable time and can, in some cases, cause patients to abandon treatment altogether. 3/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 11
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
90% of physicians say that prior authorization results in a high or extremely high burden. This is especially true for small practitioners who have small staffs and fewer resources than their large counterparts. 2/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 11
Prior Authorization is a process ordered by health insurance plans requiring a physician to first obtain approval before conducting a procedure or prescribing a medication. The intended purpose is to prevent waste within the health care system. 1/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 10
Tomorrow at 11:30 A.M. the Committee will examine the issue of Utilization Management for small medical practices in a variety of settings. Stream here:
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 10
This afternoon, Chairwoman had the chance to address the National Hispanic Construction Association on the power of Latino's in small business and what the Committee is doing to open more doors for minority firms to win government contracts.
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Steny Hoyer Sep 10
Today, is looking at expanding the role of small businesses within the clean energy economy. I thank the Subcommittee on Rural Development, Agriculture, Trade, and Entrepreneurship for focusing on growing clean energy opportunities & taking action to .
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Maia Sciupac ✌️ Sep 10
⁩: we see less entrepreneurs in our generation (than more recent ones), because we have millennials graduating with a business in one hand and major student debt in the other. It’s no wonder!
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 10
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
Small Firms are developing a broad range of technologies, including more efficient fuel cells, low-impact hydropower; increased carbon sequestration, and much more. These technologies help reduce fossil fuel consumption, cut greenhouse emissions, and make our economy greener. 3/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 10
Replying to @HouseSmallBiz
Jobs in the renewable energy have surged in recent years and created job growth in industries dominated by . Small firms are bringing new clean energy technologies to market, creating economic growth, and supporting communities across the country. 2/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 10
At 10 AM, the Subcommittee on Rural Development, Agriculture, Trade, and Entrepreneurship will hold a hearing on the role of small business in the green economy. Chaired by Stream the hearing here: 1/
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House Committee on Small Business Sep 3
25% of businesses don’t reopen after a disaster. This hurricane season, it’s important that small businesses be prepared. Learn more about the resources the offers to firms impacted by disasters, and develop an emergency plan for your business.
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House Committee on Small Business Aug 23
From the trillion dollar deficit caused by the to launching a tit-for-tat trade war, this Administration is failing to create economic prosperity for American small businesses & hardworking families.
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