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.

Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

LetterJul 18, 2017 - 11:45am

Letter Congratulating Chairman Risch on the introduction of the "Advocacy Empowerment Act" and the "Hearing Small Business Act"

Maxine Turner, founder of Cuisine Unlimited and chair of the U.S. Chamber Small Business Council, sent a letter to Chairman Risch congratulating him on the introduction of the "Advocacy Empowerment Act" and the "Hearing Small Business Act."

LetterJul 13, 2017 - 9:30am

Letter Thanking Chairman Roskam and Ranking Member Doggett

On July 12, 2017, Maxine Turner, founder of Cuisine Unlimited and chair of the U.S. Chamber Small Business Council, sent a letter to Chairman Roskam and Ranking Member Doggett thanking them for holding a hearing on the need for tax reform.  The hearing will take place July 13, 2017. 

Above the FoldJul 12, 2017 - 4:45pm
Linda McMahon, SBA administrator, left, speaks with women small business owners at the White House. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

SBA’s McMahon: Let’s Ignite Small Business Growth Across America

Small businesses are critical to the growth of our nation’s economy.

Above the FoldJun 20, 2017 - 2:30pm
RSM/U.S. Chamber Middle Market Business Index Q2 2017.

Mid-Sized Companies Keep Loving this Economy

There's a lot riding on Washington accomplishing things on health care, tax reform, and infrastructure.

Above the FoldJun 13, 2017 - 4:15pm
Vice President of Small Business Policy Tom Sullivan kicking off the Small Business Series in Dallas.

Here's Why Small Business Matters

MetLife and the U.S. Chamber held its first Small Business Series in Dallas, Texas.

EventJun 13, 2017 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Small Business Series - Dallas Header Graphic

Small Business Master Class: Dallas

Join small business owners from across the state of Texas for an interactive, one-day program.

Press ReleaseMay 24, 2017 - 8:00am

America’s Small Businesses Eyeing Expansion, Despite Concerns about the National Economy

The inaugural MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index), released today, found that nearly two-thirds of small business owners are expecting revenue growth and looking to hire despite harboring concerns about the health of the national economy. Based on telephone interviews with 1,000 small business owners and operators, the survey found that nearly a third plan to hire more employees and 60 percent expect revenue to increase in the year ahead. Comparatively, only 6 percent plan to reduce their staff size and 9 percent are forecasting a decrease in revenue.

Above the FoldMay 24, 2017 - 8:00am
MetLife Index Cover

Small Business Owners Bullish On Growth Despite Economic Jitters

The MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index is a new national quarterly survey of small business owners.

LetterMay 16, 2017 - 4:45pm

Letter Supporting S. 584, the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act

On May 16, 2017,he Chamber sent a letter to Senator Johnson and Senator McCaskill offering our support for S. 584, the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act.

Above the FoldMay 05, 2017 - 4:15pm
Greetings From Main Street Postcard

Dear Washington: Messages from Main Street on Health Care Reform

During the first 100 days of this year, we embarked on a small business listening tour around the country.