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Small Businesses Share Impact Of HR 5786, If Passed As Written [Audio]

August 17, 2010 Read More View Comments

My guests on yesterday’s Indie Business Podcast were Ann Wooledge, Valerie Reed and Vanessa Nixon Klein, each of whom owns a small cosmetics company and is a former signer of the Compact For Safe Cosmetics. On the show, they shared their entrepreneurial stories and offered practical insights on how HR 5786, as drafted, would impact [...]

 

Indie Business Podcast: 8/16: What Would Life Be Like If HR 5786 Became Law?

August 15, 2010 Read More View Comments

Yesterday, I told you How To Comply With Federal Law, 50 State Laws, Political Subdivision Laws and Tribe Laws. On August 16, I’ll introduce you to three Indies who are faced with that daunting task, if HR 5786, as written, becomes alw. The show airs live at 1:00pm EST, and you can listen live online [...]

Lauren Sheahan, Former Compact Signer Speaks Out! [Audio]

August 10, 2010 Read More View Comments

Donna Maria interviews Lauren Sheahan of Lauress Cosmetics, a former signer of the Compact For Safe Cosmetics, about her experiences as a Compact signer.

 

Oppose SCA 2010 On August 9 Indie Business Podcast!

August 9, 2010 Read More View Comments

As you may know, I have temporarily changed the format of my show to address issues associated with H.R. 5786: The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010. The show airs live at 1:00pm EST, and you can listen live online and join the live Twitter chat by following the instructions at the bottom of this post. Today’s [...]

Debriefing: Yesterday’s Capitol Hill Meetings

August 3, 2010 Read More View Comments

In yesterday morning’s post, I told you of my plans to meet in the afternoon with legislative staffers in the offices of Reps. Jan Schakowsky, (D-Il), Ed Markey, (D-Ma) and Tammy Baldwin, (D-Wi), the original co-sponsors of H.R. 5786. I was joined by Anne-Marie Faiola of Bramble Berry in Bellingham, Wa, Kayla Fioravanti of Essential [...]

I’m In Washington, DC, For Meetings To Discuss H.R. 5786: Here’s What I Plan To Say

August 2, 2010 Read More View Comments

Last night, I arrived in my hometown of Washington, DC for meetings today with legislative staffers in the offices of Reps. Jan Schakowsky, (D-Il), Ed Markey, (D-Ma) and Tammy Baldwin, (D-Wi), the co-sponsors of H.R. 5786. I am joining Anne-Marie Faiola of Bramble Berry in Bellingham, Wa, Kayla Fioravanti of Essential Wholesale in Portland, Or, [...]

What SCA “Really” Means For Cosmetics Companies, Part I

July 30, 2010 Read More View Comments

The other day, the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics published a statement at their website called, “The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010: What it Means for Cosmetics Companies.” I noticed that they left out quite a few very important requirements that are clearly spelled out in H.R. 5786 — things that all cosmetics companies, including their [...]

Indie Beauty Network Opposes H.R. 5786 Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010

July 29, 2010 Read More View Comments

As the founder and CEO of the Indie Beauty Network, I am confirming that IBN opposes the bill named, “H.R. 5786: The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (SCA or H.R. 5786). If you have not already done so, please read and sign our petition opposing the bill. As of the publication of this post, over [...]