Small Business Policy
The Small Business Policy team formulates small business policy and assists small business members in creating effective grassroots actions and strategies on legislative, regulatory and international initiatives.
The Small Business Policy team manages the Small Business Council, the U.S. Chamber’s principal policy committee and action group representing the issues of concern to small business. In addition to formulating small business policy, the council assists in creating strategies on legislative, regulatory and international initiatives. The group is able to bring to the Chamber’s Board of Directors attention issues they regard as important or comment on the small business impact of policy being formulated by other Chamber standing policy committees.
The plight of one small business in Virginia shows the mounting costs of tariffs following the lapse of the Generalized System of Preferences program (GSP) in 2020.
Every week the U.S. Chamber's Vice President of Small Business Policy Tom Sullivan summarizes the latest data and what it means for the health of America's small businesses.
The WOTUS rule uses vague terms to determine whether millions of acres of water features are now to be considered under federal regulatory jurisdiction, potentially causing costly delays for farmers, home builders and small businesses.
The Buffalo fast-casual restaurant serves up innovative hot dogs, friendly customer service, and commitment to serving their community.
This letter for the record was sent to Members of the House Committee on Small Business on the rule that defines "waters of the United States" (WOTUS).
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, on the nomination of Dilawar Syed to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration.
The latest MetLife and U.S. Chamber Small Business Index found that inflation, revenue, and supply chain issues are small businesses’ top concerns.
Post-pandemic small business revival needs government to stay out of the way of entrepreneurs
The Chamber, along with NFIB, Associated General Contractors, SBE Council, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee's Ranking Member, Senator Ernst, and SBA's Office of Advocacy urges the Dept. of Defense to drop its greenhouse gas reporting mandate that will drive small businesses further away from the benefits of contracting with the federal government.
Explore our interactive map tracking the latest data on the surge in entrepreneurship in each state and county across the country.