Advocacy to host regulatory reform roundtable in Santa Clarita

Roselva Ungar holds up her commendation from the County of Los Angeles in recognition of her service to the community and contributions to education as a teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District and with the Head Start program. Courtesy of Alan Zuckerman

The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable on Thursday, May 3, in Santa Clarita to learn about potential barriers to small business growth.

The event, free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Small Business Development Center at the College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd. To register, go online to

“The Office of Advocacy plays a crucial role in supporting our nation’s small businesses,” Major L. Clark III, acting chief counsel for Advocacy, said in a news release. “Holding these regional roundtables to hear concerns directly from small business owners is a key component in our efforts to help lessen the heavy regulatory burden on small business.”

By gathering information at roundtable events across the country, including Santa Clarita, Advocacy can “better assist federal agencies in complying with President Trump’s directives to reduce burdensome regulations,” the release said.

Advocacy will also use roundtable feedback to generate a report for Congress, according to the release.

To provide feedback on regulatory issues, go online to

The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration, created by Congress in 1976, is an independent voice for small business within the federal government.

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