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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 ...

Obama Refusing to Back Private Sector Jobs Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama is refusing to back a bill that could create millions of jobs in the private sector. The bill, the Fairness and Transparency in Contracting Act, H.R.2568, was introduced by Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson last May.

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.

Defense Industry Giants Block Small Business Job Creation Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

What percentage of Americans would agree that Fortune 500 firms should not be receiving federal small business contracts? 100 percent would be very close, but that doesn't seem to matter to Congress and the Obama Administration.

Schwarzenegger Won't Back Bill to Bring Jobs and Contracts to California

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

I am really disappointed in Governor Schwarzenegger's refusal to back this bill. This legislation would do more to direct federal infrastructure spending to small businesses in California than any other legislation proposed to date.

Department of Energy Surrenders in Legal Battle for Bechtel Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Thursday, May 20, the American Small Business League (ASBL) won its 7th legal battle against the federal government in Federal District Court, Nort...

Bechtel Denies Landing Government Small Business Contract

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On December 17, 2009, the American Small Business League (ASBL) issued a press release reporting that Bechtel Corporation had received a $128 million ...

Rep. Johnson Applauds American Small Business League for its Work on Small Business Contracting

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Gunn

Johnson proposed the "Fairness and Transparency in Contracting Act of 2009," to provide small businesses across the country with billions of dollars in additional contracting opportunities.