April 2021

Date Title
4/21/21 Cardin & Cantwell Lead Introduction of Legislation to Expand & Make Permanent Minority Business Development Agency
4/21/21 Cardin Says SBA Deputy Administrator Nominee Syed’s Business & Civic Leadership Has “Prepared Him to Lead SBA in this Pivotal Moment”
4/20/21 Cardin, Lankford, Collins, King, Baldwin, Portman & Marshall Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Retroactively Extend PPP Benefits to Farmers, Ranchers, and Sole Proprietors

March 2021

Date Title
3/30/21 Biden Signs Legislation to Extend PPP Deadline
3/25/21 Senate Passes Legislation Introduced by Cardin, Collins & Shaheen Bill to Extend PPP Deadline to May 31st
3/24/21 Cardin Lauds SBA Action to Increase Lending Limit in EIDL Program
3/19/21 Cardin Welcomes SBA Announcement that Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program will Begin Accepting Applications on April 8
3/17/21 Witnesses at Small Business Committee Hearing Underscore Urgent Need to Extend PPP Deadline
3/16/21 Senate Confirms Nomination of Isabel Guzman to be SBA Administrator
3/11/21 Cardin, Collins & Shaheen Introduce Bill to Extend PPP
3/6/21 Cardin Statement on Small Business Provisions in American Rescue Plan
3/2/21 Cardin, Reed Outline Plan to Get Overdue, Targeted COVID-19 Relief to Small Businesses and Critical Community Services

February 2021

Date Title
2/24/21 Small Business Committee Votes to Advance SBA Administrator Nominee Isabel Guzman
2/22/21 Cardin Lauds Biden-Harris Administration Actions to Increase Relief to Underserved and Underbanked Small Businesses
2/5/21 Cardin Participates in Webinar with Advocates & Black Entrepreneurs to Celebrate Contributions of Black-owned Small Businesses

January 2021

Date Title
1/27/21 Cardin, Hirono & Duckworth Introduce Legislation to Make SBA Programs More Equitable
1/27/21 Cardin, Hirono Introduce Bill to Provide Grants to HBCUs, MSIs & Community Colleges to Foster Innovation in Underserved Communities
1/8/21 Cardin Releases COVID-19 Relief Guide for Small Businesses, Lauds Reopening of PPP
1/8/21 Cardin Statement on Nomination of Isabel Guzman as SBA Administrator

December 2020

Date Title
12/22/20 Cardin Statement on Small Business Provisions in Bipartisan COVID-19 Economic Relief Bill
12/11/20 Cardin Secures 1-Year Extension for Small Businesses in 8(a) Program

October 2020

Date Title
10/20/20 Cardin, Shaheen, Schumer, Coons & Colleagues Introduce COVID-19 Relief Bill to Support Small Businesses

September 2020

Date Title
9/24/20 Cardin, Rubio & Colleagues Introduce the PREPARE Act to Reauthorize SBA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program
9/24/20 Cardin, Coons & Delgado Introduce Legislation to Extend Small Business Debt Relief Program
9/10/20 Cardin Statement on Senate GOP’s Partisan COVID-19 Relief Package