(Washington, DC) — Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that he will nominate U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator:

“Millions of American small businesses rely on the capital and counseling provided by the Small Business Administration, so I welcome Jovita Carranza’s nomination to ensure that the vital work of SBA continues uninterrupted.  I look forward to meeting Treasurer Carranza to hear more about her plans to help grow American small businesses, especially those owned by minorities, women and veterans. ”