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Empowering Entrepreneurs: Removing Barriers to Capital Access for Small Businesses
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Empowering Entrepreneurs: Removing Barriers to Capital Access for Small Businesses

Written Testimony Before the United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Capital Markets

Alexandra Thornton testified before the the U.S. House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Capital Markets to discuss capital access for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Chairwoman Wagner, Ranking Member Sherman, and esteemed members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss capital access for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

My name is Alexandra Thornton. I am a senior director focusing on financial regulation and tax policy at the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action.

The above excerpt was originally published in the U.S. House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Capital Markets. Click here to view the full testimony.

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Alexandra Thornton

Senior Director, Financial Regulation

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