At Johnson County roundtable, Rep. Davids pushes effort to promote women-owned businesses

Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids met with Kansas City businesswomen Thursday morning to discuss the challenges facing female entrepreneurs and how her recently filed legislation could help. The reauthorization of the Women's Business Centers Improvement Act would increase federal funds it is authorized to spend to $31.5 million for the Women's Business Center program for four years. Photo credit Nikki Lansford.

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas met with Kansas City businesswomen Thursday morning to discuss the challenges facing female entrepreneurs and how legislation she filed could help.

Two years ago, Congress passed the Women’s Business Centers Improvement Act with unanimous bipartisan support.