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Ross Spano Helps STEP Improvement Act Clear the House

Back in 2010, the Small Business Administration (SBA) created the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) pilot grant initiative which helped lead to more exports. Finkenauer’s bill reauthorizes STEP through 2024 and offers it $30 million in funds.

Ross Spano Gets SBA Export Program Renewal to the House Floor

At the start of the week, with Spano as the cosponsor, U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, brought out the “STEP Improvement Act” which “aims to increase the number of small businesses that export and raise the value of existing small business exporters—thus helping increase sales volume for small businesses, which helps create businesses grow and create more jobs.”
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Vern Buchanan Backs Effort to Permanently Extend Children’s Health Insurance Program

Noting that it serves almost 380,000 children in Florida, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., is championing a proposal to permanently extended the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).