Small Business Owners Oppose Durbin-Marshall Windfall for Mega Retailers

Members of the Small Business Payments Alliance (SBPA) – a group of independent small business owners, entrepreneurs, and tradespeople – headed to Capitol Hill this week to share first-hand the negative impacts that new government mandates would have on their businesses. The SBPA was formed in the wake of proposed changes to the electronic payments system that threaten to reduce credit card payment security, access and benefits.

Small Business and Durbin-Marshall: Myth vs. Fact

Lawmakers returning to Washington this month were greeted with previously debunked claims and recycled rhetoric about the benefits of the Durbin-Marshall credit card bill. With all the misinformation floating around, the Small Business Payments Alliance is setting the record straight on the negative impact that new government mandates would have on small businesses.