On the Governor’s Desk | New Bill Makes Improvements to RMAP

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On the Governor’s Desk

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The California Legislature finished its 2023 session last week. Several bills benefitting small businesses and nonprofits await Governor Newsom’s signature, including:

New Bill Introduces Welcome Changes to RMAP

Last month, Representatives Zach Nunn (R-IA) and Angie Craig (D-MN) introduced a marker bill that outlines improvements to the Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP). Proposed changes would increase the maximum loan amount from $50,000 to $75,000 and allow small businesses to use loan funds for construction and renovation projects.

If you are in one of the following congressional districts and would be willing to participate in a meeting with your representatives about this bill, please email Addison: LaMalfa (District 1),

Duarte (District 13), Costa (District 21), and Carbajal (District 24).

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