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January/February 2011 SBA Advocate Newsletter | SBA


Release Date: February 2011

Volume 30, number 1

The Small Business Advocate is a periodic newsletter that details economic developments and regulatory trends related to small business as well as the latest initiatives of the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy.

In This Issue

Executive Order 13563 to Improve Regulatory Review, 1

Text of E.O. 13563, 6-7

OSHA Withdraws Two Rules, 1

Startup America Launched, 2

Rodgers Appointed Deputy Chief Counsel, 11

New Advocacy Staff, 11

Message from the Chief Counsel

Small Business Talks; Advocacy Listens, 3

Research Notes

Small Business Economy Released, 2

Legislative Focus

Freshmen Senators Schooled in Small Business Values, 4

Regional Report

Nine Regional Advocates in Place, 8-10

Regulatory News

IRS Modifies PTIN Rule, 12

Financial Rule Delayed, 5

Major Clark Receives Public Service Award, 5

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SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATE’S ADVISORY GROUP MEETING NOTES | Marty Keller

SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATE’S ADVISORY GROUP
MEETING NOTES
West Sacramento, California
January 25, 2011

2011 Small Business Priorities.

After a very useful and spirited discussion, those in attendance decided on the following priorities for the Small Business Advocate and the Small Business network to work on in the coming year. They are divided into those issues which have or will have specific legislation, and those that are general and involve many different initiatives. I also include those issues put forward by the group that received lower consideration, but that the group still believed were important.

1. Legislative Priorities:

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