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0230 - OFFICE OF THE SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATE
The director of the Office of the Small Business Advocate (OSBA) serves as the principal advocate in the state on behalf of small businesses, including legislation and administrative regulations that affect small business. The OSBA is responsible for disseminating information about programs and services provided by the state that benefit small businesses, and how small businesses can participate in these programs and services. The OSBA responds to issues from small businesses concerning the actions of state agencies, state laws and regulations adversely affecting those businesses. The OSBA maintains and distributes an annual list of persons serving as small business ombudsmen throughout state government.