Committee Publications

National Small Business Week Fact Sheet

This includes background information about National Small Business Week and some general small business statistics and data. (May 2014)

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Regulations

This highlights significant rulemaking and guidance as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is being implemented. (updated December 2013)

National Women's Small Business Month 
October is a time to celebrate the contributions of women-owned small businesses. (October 2013)
SBA Disaster Assistance
The Small Business Administration provides credit assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses after a natural disaster. Read this document to lean more. (May 2013)

Frequently Asked Questions: The Health Care Law
This document addresses many of the questions small businesses have about the health care law. (May 2013)

What is a Small Business for the Purpose of Federal Contracting?
The federal government spends half a trillion dollars on contracted goods and services. This document is an explaination of how a small business is defined for the purposes of federal procurement. (February 2013)

Small Business Act Programs for Small Federal Contractors
This is an explaination the key concepts and programs integral to government contracting for small businesses. (February 2013)

Adrift Without a Compass: How Uncertainty Is Harmng Small Businesses, the Economy, and Job Creation
The need for certainty for small businesses is especially important due to the disparate costs certain government policies, such as regulations, impose on small businesses. Government policy indecision and vagueness are contributing to, and in some cases exacerbating, the ills plaguing our economy. (October 2012)

Small Business Report on Trade and Economy
With 95 percent of the purchasing market outside of the U.S., small businesses understand the importance of opening new markets and competing in the global marketplace. In fact, 97 percent of identified U.S. exporters are small businesses, yet that represents only a fraction of those who could compete abroad. (April 2011)