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New Refinancing Program May Help Stem a Pending Foreclosure Disaster

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

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.

Jobs Bill Could Harm Legitimate Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed "jobs legislation" that will do little to create jobs or stimulate the nation's economy. The...

Jobs Bill May Be Harmful For America's 27 Million Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed "jobs legislation" that could be devastating for the nation's small businesses. H.R. 5297, the Small ...

Jobs Bill Should Contain Language to Increase Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League (ASBL) strongly encourages Congress to add language to H.R. 5297, the Small Business Jobs Act, which would simply h...

Jobs Bill Should Include Language to Increase Contracts for Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

In February of 2008, Barack Obama promised small businesses that if elected president he would, "end the diversion of federal small business contracts...

Pelosi Asked to Remove Loophole for Fraudulent Contractors

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On behalf of America's 27 million small businesses, the American Small Business League (ASBL) asks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to remove languag...

Obama Jobs Bill Could Be Job Killer for Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The president's small business jobs bill contains a dangerous loophole that could encourage billions of dollars in fraud in small business contracting programs, and protect fraudulent companies from prosecution.