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Success Stories

Off the Grid Investigations LLC – Idaho Falls

Veteran starts business to do what law enforcement can’t “The disciplines I learned from the SBDC have been extremely crucial in setting my company up right and getting us to positive revenues much faster than expected.” – owner Sarah Marshall Sarah Marshall, a veteran, decided to open her own private criminal and civil investigation firm …

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Tiny Tots Learning Center – Lapwai

Instilling a love of learning with an emphasis on Native American culture “Working with the SBDC required us to think about our goals and gave us the confidence to start.” – co-owner Bobbie Penney Before starting Tiny Tots Learning Center, the Penneys – Bobbie, Santee and Lindsay – came to the SBDC for help with …

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Bloom Therapy – Pocatello

Speech therapist branches out to better serve kids “I was new to planning for and owning a business, and I couldn’t have opened without my SBDC consultant’s help with the business plan.” – Michelle Lance, owner Speech therapist Michelle Lance starting working with the SBDC in the fall of 2015. At that time, Lance was working …

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Small Business Advocacy

CPSC’s Proposed Rule on Safety Standard Addressing Blade-Contact Injuries on Table Saws

On May 12, 2017, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a proposed rule titled: Safety Standard Addressing Blade-Contact Injuries on Table Saws. The proposed rule would require table saw manufacturers to incorporate active injury mitigation (AIM) technology in all types of table saws. CPSC’s proposed rule in addition to being overly broad imposes such …

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