Jul 1, 2020 - Economy & Business

Local head of Black chamber of commerce: Small business needs legislatures' support

Camille Carter President, Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, chats with Axios' Kim Hart

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Small businesses will need the legislatures' support "in providing low-barrier opportunities for funding and financing" of new ventures, Camille Carter, president of the Madison (Wis.) Black Chamber of Commerce, told Axios' Kim Hart during a virtual event on Wednesday.

What Carter is saying: "We are really needing to work in alignment with our legislatures and our financial institutions to find additional pathways and ways in which we can fund businesses to rejump the commerce."

  • Carter said she has seen some businesses have their credit damaged during the coronavirus pandemic, and they will need more assistance "during these times of economic peril."
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