Despite some unfair treatment of banks, the American Bankers Association's opposition to legislation that would allow credit unions to make more small business loans is simply wrong.
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Pundits say that $350 billion of commercial mortgage loans are coming due for payoff. The balances still owed are so high that many borrowers will be unable to refinance conventionally.
To date, Wall Street has received close to $5 trillion dollars in aid. Yet, nothing has been done to provide assistance or relief to the largest sector of our economy -- small business.
Like many small business owner in the energy efficiency and construction industries, I have spent months writing letters to my senators in support of the home energy retrofit legislation called Home Star.
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