June 2022

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6/23/22 Cardin Introduces Legislation to Provide Relief to Small Businesses Still Recovering from Pandemic
6/8/22 Cardin Looks to Workforce Development to Unleash Small Business Growth

May 2022

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5/25/22 Cardin Lauds Creation of Fourth Women’s Business Center in Maryland
5/19/22 Cardin “Deeply Disappointed” By Failed Senate Vote on RRF Replenishment
5/18/22 Ahead of Key Vote, Cardin Urges Colleagues to Replenish Restaurant Revitalization Fund
5/18/22 Committee Approves Four Bills to Support Small Businesses
5/9/22 Cardin & Van Hollen Announce Federal Funding for Bowie State University Innovation Programs
5/6/22 Cardin & Van Hollen Urge SBA to Process Pending EIDL Applications Using Available Funds

April 2022

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4/27/22 Cardin: Biden Administration’s FY2023 Budget Request for SBA “Doubles Down on Lessons Learned During the Pandemic”
4/19/22 Cardin & Guzman Discuss SBA’s Community Navigators Pilot Program with Baltimore Entrepreneurs
4/7/22 Cardin & Wicker Urge Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Additional Relief to Restaurants & Other Hard-Hit Industries

March 2022

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3/31/22 Cardin Lauds Extension of Community Advantage Pilot Program & Renews Call for Permanence
3/30/22 Cardin Calls for Investment in Small Manufacturers to Build Stronger, More Resilient Domestic Supply Chains & Reduce Costs
3/25/22 Cardin Marks Second Anniversary of CARES Act, Calls on Congress to “Double Down” on Lessons Learned
3/16/22 Cardin Calls for Increased Transparency and Oversight in Franchising Industry to Protect Entrepreneurs
3/15/22 Cardin on EIDL Deferment Extension: “This is Welcome Relief for American Small Businesses.”
3/9/22 Cardin Statement on Status of Bipartisan COVID Relief Package
3/3/22 Cardin’s SOTU Virtual Guests Laud President Biden’s Commitment to Empowering Underserved Entrepreneurs
3/1/22 Cardin Announces Virtual Guests for President Biden’s First State of the Union Address

February 2022

Date Title
2/15/22 Senate Small Business Committee Passes Bipartisan Bills
2/1/22 Cardin Looks to SBA Entrepreneurial Development Programs to Drive Growth

January 2022

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1/28/22 Independent Report Reaffirms Cardin Policies Increased Equity in Paycheck Protection Program
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