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News and Articles About Karen Mills
SBA Seeks to Boost Small-Dollar Loans With New Push
The SBA is looking to increase the number of smaller loans in underserved communities with a new push.
Business Owners Take SBA Chief to Task
At a town hall at National Small Business Week, some entrepreneurs complain to Karen Mills about access to credit and high health insurance costs.
Gaps Persist Amid Small-Business Lending Comeback
In 2011, SBA lending hit a record level. SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills explains why.
How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business Growth
One way the SBA has sought to foster entrepreneurial growth is through industry clusters.The SBA's Karen Mills explains how.
The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Recovery
SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills travels the U.S. talking with business owners and bankers. She says she's hearing more talk of expansion compared with three years ago.
The SBA's Karen G. Mills Answers Her Agency's Critics
Some critics have called for dismantling the U.S. Small Business Administration. The agency's leader says demand for its services is only growing and is a good value to tax payers.
Small Business and the President's Cabinet
President Obama recently made the head of the SBA part of his presidential cabinet. We speak with SBA Administrator Karen G. MIlls about what it means for U.S. small businesses.
Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice for New Grads Gets Some Respect
While the number of employed young people remains desperately low, some experts suggest entrepreneurship as an increasingly worthy option.
SBA Chief Touts Entrepreneurship to Recent Grads in Twitter Q&A
New college graduates are facing never-before-seen student-debt levels. The White House is hoping entrepreneurship is the answer.
Small-Business Lending: Getting Better, Still Not Great
Small-business lending has been showing signs of life, albeit not the activity seen before the recession.
SBA Chief Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Lending Comeback
Karen G. Mills, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, talks about the agency's 2011 record year in small-business loan guarantees, helping to fill gaps when banks were reluctant to lend.
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Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Entrepreneurs
The Jobs Act didn't pass muster with Congress, so Barack Obama has issued some proposals without legislation. See what's in the works for small businesses.
The State of the SBA
SBA chief Karen Mills on how the agency evolved through the economic crisis.
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