MicroBiz Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • Mobilize Small Business Owners in Support of CRA February 26, 2020 From our friends at Opportunity Fund: Thank you for agreeing to be part of our campaign to amplify the voices of small business owners and partnering with us to get them ...
  • Democratic Presidential Candidates’ Small Business Plans February 14, 2020 In honor of Presidents’ Day… With the Democratic presidential primaries in full swing, it is vital to know where each candidate stands on the issues that are most important to us. ...
  • California Proposed FY2020-2021 Budget February 5, 2020 “It’s often said that budgets are statements of values. In America’s most populous and productive state, our state Budget is more than that. It is a blueprint for a better ...
  • CRA Reform Update January 31, 2020 Last year, we wrote about the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)’s efforts to update the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) through a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that ...
  • CAMEO Welcomes Jesse Torres as Incoming Board Chair December 12, 2019 CAMEO is proud to announce Jesse Torres as our incoming board chair for 2020.  Jesse Torres is the principal and founder of ArroyoWest LLC, a consulting firm based in Los Angeles ...
  • 25th Anniversary Celebration Recap December 12, 2019 25 years – a quarter of a century –  may seem like a long time. But to those of us who have focused on the work and challenges that come ...
  • 2019 Holiday Shopping Guide December 10, 2019 Get your gifts from local and independent businesses this holiday season! The holidays are in full swing, and for many of us, that means shopping. Whether it’s Christmas gifts or party ...
  • Small Business Saturday Impact Reached Record High December 9, 2019 Atmosphere is seen during the American Express small business event at Oddfellows Ice Cream on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in New York. (Andrew Kelly/American Express via AP Images) 2019 marked the ...
  • Federal Action on Truth-In-Lending December 3, 2019 As you may know, CAMEO worked on SB 1235, a small business truth-in-lending bill that passed last year. The legislation ensures California small business borrowers have more transparency and clearer ...
  • House Passes Bills that Support Veteran Entrepreneurship November 25, 2019 The California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO) applauds the House of Representatives for its passage of a slew of veteran small business bills. Veterans are an integral part of ...

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