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Federal Small Business Contracts

SBA Administrator Leaves Agency with Legacy of Fraud and No Successor

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Ronald Reagan tried to close the SBA by combining it with the Department of Commerce. An old trick in D.C. is to close an agency the public doesn't want closed by saying it's being combining with another agency.

Pentagon PR Heavyweight Takes Over SBA Press Office, Why?

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 10.27.2013 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

The most powerful and experienced public relations officer from the Pentagon has taken over the Small Business Administration (SBA) press office. Why?

Romney Should Have Exposed Obama's Track Record With Small Businesses and Minorities

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

Romney could have concentrated on President Obama's lackluster record, but instead, he didn't even mention the documentable facts about the Obama administration that would have shocked even the most passionate Obama supporter.

Should We Send Federal Relief for Hurricane Sandy to Beverly Hills?

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 01.06.2013 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

What percentage of the American people would agree that Fortune 500 firms and other corporate giants should not be receiving federal small business contracts? I'm guessing somewhere in the vicinity of 100 percent. So why has this gone on for more than a decade?

Feds Miss Major Small Business Goal

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.05.2012 | Small Business

Main Street lost out on billions in 2011 because the U.S. government missed its goal of awarding 23 percent of all federal contract dollars to small b...

Fraud, Abuse in Small Business Contracting Programs Needs to End Now

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

One of the most important problems raised by recent news of the General Services Administration's (GSA) trip to Las Vegas on the taxpayer's dime is the abuse of federal small business contracting programs.

The Best Way for Congress to Help Small Businesses is to Not Close the Small Business Administration

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

Small businesses are proven to be this nation's chief engine of economic stimulus and job creation but President Obama plans to close the only federal agency that exists to help America's 28 million small businesses.

Do Apple, Bank of America, GM and Chevron Sound Like Small Businesses to You?

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 04.29.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

The most recent data from the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) shows that last year the Obama administration diverted billions of dollars in federal small business contracts to some of the biggest companies in the world.

An Open Letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

I read your speech from Friday at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. In the speech you stated, "the ...