January 2022

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1/13/22 Cardin, Colleagues Urge CFPB to Improve Lending for Underserved Small Businesses

December 2021

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12/16/21 Republicans Again Block Cardin’s Attempt to Forward Critical SBA Nominee
12/2/21 Biden Administration Implements Federal Contracting Reforms Pushed by Cardin to Increase Opportunities for Underserved Small Businesses

November 2021

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11/17/21 Small Business Committee Republicans Continue to Block Committee from Considering Key SBA Nomination
11/9/21 Cardin Lauds Final Passage of Legislation to Expand & Make Permanent Minority Business Development Agency
11/4/21 Small Business Committee Republicans Continue Months-Long Blockade of Syed Nomination
11/1/21 Cardin Celebrates Grand Opening of Maryland’s First Veterans Business Outreach Center

October 2021

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10/27/21 Cardin Pushes for Increased Federal Investment in Women Entrepreneurs
10/1/21 GAO Report Confirms Cardin Policies Increased Equity and Fairness in Paycheck Protection Program

September 2021

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9/29/21 Cardin Attempt to Advance Critical SBA Nomination Blocked by Senate Republicans
9/24/21 Cardin Discusses Need for Continued Federal Investment in Small Businesses with The Hill’s Steve Clemons
9/21/21 Senate Small Business Committee Republicans Try to Score Political Points Rather than Help American Small Businesses
9/14/21 Cardin, Velázquez, Mfume, Advocates & Small Business Owners Urge Swift Passage of Build Back Better Agenda
9/9/21 Cardin Statement on House Committee Approval of Build Back Better Budget’s Small Business Provisions
9/9/21 Cardin Lauds Biden Administration for Increasing Maximum Amount of EIDL Loans to $2M

August 2021

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8/7/21 Cardin & Wicker Lead Bipartisan Effort to Provide Nearly $50B in Emergency Funding to Restaurant Revitalization Fund
8/5/21 Cardin, Scott, Cantwell, Wicker, Baldwin & Cornyn Laud Senate Approval of Bipartisan Amendment to Expand & Make Permanent Minority Business Development Agency

July 2021

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7/28/21 Cardin & Risch Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make SBA Venture Capital Fund More Equitable
7/27/21 Cardin Lauds Nearly $130M in Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Awards to More Than 120 MD Venues
7/15/21 Senate Small Business Committee Republicans Playing Politics with American Small Businesses

June 2021

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6/22/21 Cardin Statement on the Reconvening of SBA’s Council on Underserved Communities
6/21/21 Cardin Tours Bowie-based SemaConnect in Latest Made in Maryland Business Visit
6/15/21 Duckworth, Scott, Cardin & Collins Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Women Entrepreneurs
6/8/21 Cardin and SBA Announce Opening of First Small Business Veterans Outreach Center in Maryland

April 2021

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4/21/21 Cardin & Cantwell Lead Introduction of Legislation to Expand & Make Permanent Minority Business Development Agency