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President Trump has made regulatory reform a center piece of his agenda and recently signed two executive orders addressing the regulatory burden faced by the private sector. The. U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy is hosting a series of roundtables seeking input. The purpose of each roundtable is to hear directly from local small businesses about what regulations concern them. This will be an opportunity for small business leaders to educate Advocacy and federal agencies through first-hand accounts of how federal regulations impact their small business. Representatives of federal agencies will be on hand the entire day. The information gathered at these roundtables will be utilized to inform agencies, Congress and the public on what specific regulations can be modified or removed to help small businesses.

These events are open to anyone but registration is required. 

June 7
8:45 am to 10:15 am
Baton Rouge at LABI Conference Center
Input from Financial Services and Real Estate Industry

June 8  
9:15 am to 9:45 am
New Orleans Marriott located on Canal Street
Input from Financial Services and Real Estate Industry

If you are unable to attend but would still like to provide your business concerns, please fill out the form. https://www.sba.gov/advocacy/regulatory-reform-input

The Office of Advocacy is an independent office housed in the SBA that serves as an independent voice for small business within the federal government, the watchdog for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) and the source of small business statistics. Advocacy advances the views and concerns of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts, and state policy makers.