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Upcoming SBA Roundtables in Alaska, Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy recently announced four new dates for its ongoing “regulatory roundtable” series:

Anchorage, Alaska
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Alaska Small Business Development Center
1901 Bragaw Street
Anchorage, AK 99508
Click here for more information and to register.

Bangor, Maine
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jeff’s Catering Banquet & Event Hall
15 Littlefield Way
Brewer, ME 04412
Click here for more information and to register.

North Conway, New Hampshire
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
North Conway Grand Hotel
72 Common Court
Conway, NH 03860
Click here for more information and to register.

Burlington, Vermont
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Hilton Burlington
60 Battery Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Click here for more information and to register.

At these events, the SBA will speak directly with small businesses about which regulations concern industry the most. Any ARSA member that can attend is highly encouraged to do so – and report back on the discussion. Regardless of possible attendance in a roundtable, every ARSA member should submit input to the office directly by following the link below and completing the input form:

www.sba.gov/advocacy/regulatory-reform-input

The SBA Office of Advocacy is an independent office that serves as a voice for small business within the federal government, the watchdog for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) and the source of small business statistics. Advocacy advances the views and concerns of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts and state policy makers.

The purpose of Advocacy’s Regional Regulatory Roundtables is to:

(1) Identify regional small business regulatory issues in order to assist agencies with regulatory reform and reduction in compliance with Executive Orders 13771 & 13777.
(2) Compile crucial information for Advocacy’s new report on existing small business regulatory burdens across the nation, identifying specific recommendations for regulatory changes based upon first-hand accounts from small businesses across the country.
(3) Inform and educate the small business public as to how Advocacy and SBA can assist them with their small business goals.

For more information regarding Advocacy’s efforts to help reduce the regulatory burden on small businesses and upcoming roundtable events, please visit: www.sba.gov/advocacy/regulatory-reform.

Can’t get to a roundtable?

Click here to submit comments directly to the SBA.

Want to enlist the SBA’s help rectifying ICA issues?

Follow the link below to read more about ARSA’s work and submit your own comment using the association’s toolkit.

ARSA Urges SBA Review of Maintenance Manual Availability



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