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New Obama Policy Won't End Diversion of Federal Small Business Funds to Corporate Giants

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama presented his new economic stimulus plan in Ohio today. One thing he said really caught my attention. "You elected me to do wh...

New Obama Economic Policies Will Ignore Simple Solution to Stimulus

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Obama stated during his campaign, "It is time to end the diversion of federal small business contracts to corporate giants." To date President Obama has failed to honor that promise.

Why Did President Obama Hide Record Small Business Numbers

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Last Friday, as I predicted in my August 6 and August 24 Huffington Post blogs, the Obama Administration, right on queue, released the latest Small B...

Jobless Claims Soar as Obama Continues to Shortchange Small Business

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

President Obama has allocated only a fraction of federal stimulus funds directly to the 27 million small businesses that create virtually 100 percent of America's net new jobs.

Contracting Reform Bill Will Trump Obama Jobs Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

It does not make sense to give billions of dollars a year in federal small business contracts to corporate giants, and then turn around and try lending billions of dollars to small businesses who are floundering.

Little Known Bill Could Slash Unemployment

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Relatively few people have heard of H.R. 2568, the Fairness and Transparency in Contracting Act. Yet, the legislation stands alone as the only bill in...

Exxon Profits Soar, Still No Windfall Profits Tax from Obama

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lloyd Chapman

Exxon Mobil Corporation announced that its first quarter profit earnings were up 38 percent, totaling $6.3 billion in profits due mainly to the high p...

NASA Sued for Refusing to Release Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lloyd Chapman

This issue has gone on unabated for over decade. I don't think these abuses are going to stop until people start going to prison.

Department of Energy Sued Over Bechtel Contract Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Tuesday, April 20, the American Small Business League (ASBL) filed suit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in U.S. District Court, Norther...

Dear President Obama, Quit Cheating Small Businesses Out of Federal Contracts

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

During your Presidential campaign you promised, "an end to business as usual in Washington," and "change we can believe in." You made several promises...

Obama Small Business Conference Draws Criticism

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

On Monday, June 14, the Obama Administration suddenly announced that it will hold a small business forum in Washington D.C. on June 28. Obama Adminis...

NASA Sued For Refusing to Release Contracting Data on United Space Alliance

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Tuesday, June 8, the American Small Business League (ASBL) filed suit against the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Federal D...

Obama Administration Faces Court Battle Over Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Tuesday, March 30, the American Small Business League (ASBL) filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in United States District Court, Northern ...

Obama Proposes Tax Cut for Mega Rich Venture Capitalist Contributors

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama has proposed new legislation that will allow many of the nation's wealthiest venture capitalists to avoid paying billions of do...

Jobs Bill Will Allow the Diversion of Federal Small Business Funds to Corporate Giants to Continue

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama signed the new jobs bill today. Both the House of Representatives and the Senate failed to include provisions in the bill that...

No Explanation from Schwarzenegger on Opposition to Pro Small Business Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

On May 4th I issued a press release and a Huffington Post blog titled "Schwarzenegger Won't Back Bill to Bring Jobs and Contracts to California." I wa...

Federal Judge Clears the Way for Destruction of Incriminating Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

I want people to understand that the Obama Administration is reducing transparency and helping to cover-up hundreds of billions of dollars in federal contracting fraud.

Court Order Could Stop Obama Administration from Destroying Incriminating Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

On March 12, 2010, the Obama administration intends to move forward with a plan that could destroy years of incriminating contracting data.

Obama Broken Campaign Promise Celebrates Second Anniversary

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

It has now been two years since President Barack Obama released the statement, "It is time to end the diversion of federal small business contracts to...

Obama's Exemption from Capital Gains Tax Will Benefit Investors More than Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama has stated he will back an exemption from capital gains tax for small businesses. He has also stated he will support an exempti...

Justice Department Pays Legal Fees To American Small Business League

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The U.S. Department of Justice has been forced to pay the legal fees incurred by the American Small Business League (ASBL), after the ASBL substantial...

Obama Continues to Ignore Small Business Contracting Abuses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

In February of 2008, then Senator and Presidential candidate Barack Obama promised to, "end the diversion of federal small business contracts to corpo...

Obama Administration Obscures Federal Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The Obama Administration has removed a critical field from the Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation (FPDS - NG) that has been used by fed...

Federal Contracting: End SBA's Procurement Role

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Should the U.S. Small Business Administration be in the business of helping small-business owners procure federal contracts?

Dueling Bills in Congress Could Help or Hurt Middle Class Firms

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

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.