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(Washington, D.C.) Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) was presented with the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) “Guardian of Small Business” Award. The award recognizes Rep. Coffman’s work for his voting record supporting NFIB’s agenda on behalf of America’s small business owners.
Earlier this month, NACS Grassroots reached a new level of community involvement with the launch of the NACS In Store initiative. The program invites members of Congress to spend a few hours at a local convenience store during their congressional recess, giving the legislators an opportunity to experience what really happens in our industry.
Next week is the 51st annual National Small Business Week, a time designated to celebrate the importance of small firms to the economy. Many Members of the Committee will be visiting small businesses in their districts. Small businesses need our support in our communities, and they also need some changes in Washington, D.C.
Senior members of the House Small Business Committee want to consolidate the service-disabled veteran-owned small business procurement process under the sole jurisdiction of the Small Business Administration, and to legislate that change as part of the fiscal 2015 defense authorization bill.
(Washington, D.C.) Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) sent a letter to House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit Chairman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), urging action on H.R. 2652, the Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2013, that would allow financial institutions to provide banking services to businesses dealing with marijuana products in jurisdictions where it is now legal.
Congressional Rep. Mike Coffman met with 15 small business owners today in Aurora to discuss federal impact on local businesses.
The discussion was held with Rep Sam Graves, R-Mo., chairman of the congressional committee on small business.
Business owners expressed concern and confusion surrounding federal health care legislation, regulatory compliance and uncertainty around federal banking policies for Colorado’s legal marijuana businesses.
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) joined by U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) will lead a Small Business Roundtable discussion hosted by the South Metro Denver Chamber on Wednesday, March 19 in Centennial, Colorado, and on Thursday, March 20 hosted by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce in Aurora, Colorado. Congressman Coffman and Congressman Graves will be joined by local Colorado small businesses and self-starters to discuss the challenges they face as job creators.
(Washington, D.C.) U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) was presented on Wednesday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” Award. The award recognizes Rep. Coffman’s work supporting the U.S. Chamber’s agenda for economic policies that encourage private investment, economic growth, and job creation.