The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $605,000 in grants and loans Thursday to the Valley Small Business Development Corp. to benefit rural businesses. Read more:
By Susan Brown CAMEO Rural Consultant I heard a part of the debate between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman recently. Meg bemoaned businesses moving out of California because of our unfriendly business policies. She should check out this report Business Relocation and Homegrown Jobs by Jed Kolko, of the Public Policy Institute of California. Kolko
– Our second webinar produced in partnership with Small Business Majority. Hank Ryan explores how the clean energy sector offers economic opportunities for small and micro-businesses.
– David Chase of Small Business Majority on how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act affects small and micro-business owners in California, and how Business Development Services providers and microlenders can assist their clients.