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Hurricane Relief Will be Hampered By SBA Budget Cuts

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Relief to small businesses and homeowners recovering from this season's round of hurricanes will be dramatically hampered by a series of severe Bush A...

Venture Capitalists Try to Buy Into Small Business Contracting Programs with Millions in Campaign Contributions

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

A new bill set to be voted on by the full Senate could be the beginning of the end for millions of small businesses nationwide. The bill, S. 3362, pas...

McCain Small Business Plan Ignores Major Small Business Issues

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Monday, Senator John McCain's (R - AZ) presidential campaign issued a press release entitled, "John McCain's Plan To Help Small Business." The pla...

Senate Committee Votes to Give Government Small Business Contracts to Billionaire Venture Capitalists

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Petaluma, Calif. - Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship passed S. 3362, the SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2008. T...

CNN: "SBA Scandal"

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Source:  www.cnn.com ...

The Diversion of Small Business Contracts to Large Corporations is Alive and Well

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

Location is not the only major contributing factor in determining whether small businesses are able to compete effectively for contracts with the federal government, it's also the diversion of those contracts to large corporations.

Big Business Dominates Small Business Contracting Programs

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

This is a great story, which ran across Associated Press media outlets today regarding the unequal distribution of small business contracts in the Washington D.C. area.