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Entries by Lloyd Chapman from 09/2009

Obama Officials Avoided Questions from Press on Misleading Contracting Data

| Posted 09.02.2009 | Business

According to information in the Federal Procurement Data System, eight of the top ten recipients of federal small business contracts were actually large businesses or divisions of large businesses.

Corporate Giants Want the Small Business Administration Closed, and Obama Might Oblige Them

| Posted 09.09.2009 | Business

Corporate giants in America have been trying to close the Small Business Administration (SBA) since Ronald Reagan was President. The reason is simple,...

Dueling Bills in Congress Could Help or Hurt Middle Class Firms

| Posted 09.16.2009 | Politics

Chambers of Commerce across Alabama are opposed to H.R. 3558, and the American Small Business League (ASBL) has launched a national campaign to rally opposition to the bill.

Questions For Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith About His New Bill H.R. 3558

| Posted 09.21.2009 | Business

Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith (D - AL5) claims that the purpose of his bill, H.R. 3558 is to help small businesses. In reality, H.R. 3558 will c...

Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith Wants Big Businesses to Get Federal Small Business Funds

| Posted 09.23.2009 | Politics

Huntsville Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith (D - AL5) has introduced a new bill in the House of Representatives that will allow divisions of Fortun...

Alabama Congressman Introduces Bill to Give Small Business Funds to His Top Campaign Contributors

| Posted 09.29.2009 | Business

On September 14, 2009, Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith (D - AL5) introduced a new bill, H.R. 3558, which will allow some of his largest campaign c...

Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith Epitomizes Everything that is Wrong with Government

| Posted 09.30.2009 | Business

Huntsville Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith (D-AL-5) is claiming that he accidentally included language in his new bill, H.R. 3558, which would all...