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    Small Business Administrator Swearing-In Ceremony

    President Obama and Vice President Biden made remarks before searing in Maria Contreras-Sweet as administrator of the Small Business Administration. She then made remarks.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Missouri Congresswoman Ann Wagner delivered the weekly Republican address. She discussed a new report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about the impact of the…

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    Small Businesses and the Affordable Care Act

    Kevin Kuhlman talked about the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on small businesses. Topics included how small businesses are defined under the ACA, and the delay until 2016 in…

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    Honeywood Winery

    The history of Honeywood Winery and the wine industry in Oregon were highlighted.

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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    Thomas Kay Woolen Mill

    The Thomas Kay Woolen Mill at Willamette Heritage Center was profiled. Founded in 1889 by Thomas Lister Kay, the mill was one of numerous textile mills that operated throughout the…

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    Small Business Health Options Program

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Deputy Administrator Gary Cohen testified on the status of the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) exchanges which were created to…

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    Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate

    Witnesses testified on the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate that requires companies with 50 or more full-time employees to provide health insurance coverage. The focus was…

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    Small Business Job Creation

    Panelists talked about job growth through “micro-enterprises,” businesses that employ ten or fewer people, as well as local goods and services. They focused on policies…

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    Small Business Health Care Exchanges

    Business owners from around the country and federal officials testified on the impact of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on small business health insurance exchanges.

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    Health Insurance and Small Businesses

    Small business owners and advocates testified on the employer practice of subsidizing all or a portion of employee health insurance rather sponsoring a health benefits plan.

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    Small Businesses and Government Shutdown

    Owners of technology, health care, and tourism companies told their personal stories of the severe effects the federal government shutdown was having on their small businesses. Keith…

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    Small Business Hiring

    Todd McCracken talked about small business hiring and a report by payroll processing company ADP' that showed 82,000 jobs were created in July 2013 by companies with fewer than 49…

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    Small Business Administration Recovery Center in Moore, Oklahoma

    Mark Randle talked about the role of the Small Business Administration in disaster relief following the May 20, 2013, tornadoes in Oklahoma. He discussed the application and loan…

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    The Significance of Small Businesses

    Julie Doyle and Joshua Thompson’s video, The Significance of Small Businesses, was one of the high school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam…

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    Washington and the Start-Up Economy

    A panel of entrepreneurs and policymakers examined what Congress and local governments could do to help start-up businesses create jobs and spur the economy. Senator Jerry Moran…

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    Small Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy

    Small Business Administration (SBA) employees and local officials from New Jersey and New York testified on the impact to small businesses of Hurricane Sandy. Much of the hearing was…

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    Job Creation Efforts

    Witnesses testified on a bill to provide tax incentives for small businesses, and to assist and bolster the entrepreneurial community. The committee examined legislative proposals and…

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    Microlending and Entrepreneurship

    Jessica Jackley, who started the microlending site Kiva, talked about her organization ProFounder, which provides tools for small business entrepreneurs to access start-up capital through…

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    Self-Employment Issues

    Kristie Arslan talked about the ways that the National Association for Self-Employed (NASE), a non-profit membership organization, helps the self-employed, and she responded to telephone…

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    Impact of Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Law

    Business owners and leaders testified about the effects of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law on families, communities, and small businesses. 

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