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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

Small Business Series

The Small Business Series plays host to hundreds of innovative entrepreneurs and small business owners from across the country. 

Small Business Council

The council is the U.S. Chamber’s principal policy committee and action group representing the issues of concern to small business.

Recent Activity

EventOct 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
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Small Business Master Class: Tampa

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

LetterOct 05, 2017 - 9:30am

Letter Thanking President Trump on Nomination of David C. Tryon to be Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration

On October 5, 2017, Maxine Turner, founder of Cuisine Unlimited and chair of the U.S. Chamber Small Business Council, sent a letter to President Trump thanking him for the nomination of David C. Tryon to be Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

Above the FoldOct 03, 2017 - 12:30pm
President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the Oval Office.

What It Was Like Talking to the Trump Administration About Small Business Regulations

Rules governing federal contracting are way too complex. It's hard for small businesses to compete.

Above the FoldSep 29, 2017 - 2:30pm
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Dear Washington: Messages from Main Street on Tax Reform, Part 3

One of the biggest challenges business owners face is a cumbersome and complex tax code.

Above the FoldSep 25, 2017 - 9:00am
Small business owners take to the Hill at the National Small Business Summit

Small, Midsize Businesses Hold Key to Growth

The U.S. economy grew at a rate of 3% last quarter. We need to listen to America's small and midsize business leaders to further progress.

Above the FoldSep 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Dear Washington: Messages from Main Street on the Health Insurance Tax

One of the biggest challenges business owners face is the rising costs associated with this Obamacare's tax.

Above the FoldSep 15, 2017 - 10:45am
Saran Miyazawa LaFleur and Suzanne Clark at the National Small Business Summit

Small Businesses Bring Change to D.C.

If you want to bring real change to Washington D.C., sometimes you have to literally bring it.

Press ReleaseSep 13, 2017 - 8:00am

Golden Openings Recognized by U.S. Chamber as ‘Dream Big’ Small Business of the Year

Business Also Wins Community Excellence Award, and Other Finalists Recognized at Annual Small Business Summit

Above the FoldSep 12, 2017 - 12:45pm
Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist and Maxine Turner, U.S. Chamber Council on Small Business chair.

Small Businesses Know It’s Time for Tax Reform

It’s been 31 years since the last overhaul of our nation’s tax code in 1986, and America’s Main Streets cannot wait another 31 years.

EventSep 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sep 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Small Business Summit 2017

Save the date for the 2017 Small Business Summit in Washington, DC.