Busy Spring! Bills, Conferences, Kiva

March 28, 2013: CAMEO-Kiva statewide collaboration which will build the foundation of the new economy, two bills to support self-employment in the workforce system, AEO Conference and save-the-date for CAMEO’s Annual Meeting

The ACA and Micro-business

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act or ACA) enacted comprehensive health insurance reforms designed to ensure Americans have access to quality, affordable health insurance. The Affordable Care Act includes a variety of measures specifically for small businesses that help lower premium cost growth and increase access to quality, affordable health insurance.

Progress on AB 152!

Progress on California Bill to Help the Unemployed Start Small Businesses CAMEO, the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity, announces that AB 152, a bill to help the unemployed start their own small business, passed the California Assembly Insurance Committee today. The bill was authored by Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada (D–Davis) and sponsored by CAMEO. AB

Happy Anniversary HR 5050

You’ve come a long way baby… As of 2012, it is estimated that there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.7 million people…. The growth in the number (up 54 percent), employment (up 9 percent) and revenues (up 58 percent) of