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Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses
Finance

Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses

Today, the president traveled to M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Md., to deliver his latest in a series of strongly-worded attacks against House Republicans regarding the government shutdown.
Catherine Clifford
Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses
Finance

Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses

As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Catherine Clifford
Why the SBA Should Be Abolished
Finance

Why the SBA Should Be Abolished

Perhaps there was a time when the Small Business Administration served a purpose for businesses, but that time has passed, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
SBA Gets a Temporary Chief
Leadership

SBA Gets a Temporary Chief

Jeanne Hulit, the Small Business Administration's associate administrator in the Office of Capital Access, will take over as interim head of the agency when Karen Mills departs at end of the month.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love
Growth Strategies

SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration
Leadership

Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

Karen Mills announced last week that she will be leaving her post at the helm of the SBA. Here's a look at potential candidates to replace her.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named
Growth Strategies

SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named

Five months after announcing her resignation and without a successor lined up, Mills says she's leaving next month.
Catherine Clifford
This Kind of Cluster Could Actually Help Your Business
Growth Strategies

This Kind of Cluster Could Actually Help Your Business

A review of a U.S. Small Business Administration initiative shows that support provided to entrepreneurs in regional groupings bolstered local economies.
Catherine Clifford
Growth Strategies

U.S. Federal Spending at Small Businesses Misses Mark. Again.

The Small Business Administration releases its scorecard measuring federal procurement in fiscal year 2012.
Catherine Clifford
Small Business Person of the Year Helps Veterans Take Flight
Growth Strategies

Small Business Person of the Year Helps Veterans Take Flight

John Stonecipher, the entrepreneur who launched a helicopter flight school, was recognized at National Small Business Week.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary
Growth Strategies

SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary

The U.S. Small Business Administration is holding events across the U.S. next week highlighting the contributions entrepreneurs and small-business owners.
Catherine Clifford
Leadership

Small-Business Stars of 2013: State Standouts

Each year, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes one person from each state and U.S. territory to be considered for a national title.
Catherine Clifford
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Hurricane Season Is Upon Us: How to Get Your Business Ready

June 1 is the beginning of the 2013 hurricane season. Here are eight steps to get your business and employees prepared.
Catherine Clifford
Still Waiting for Obama's SBA Chief Nominee
Growth Strategies

Still Waiting for Obama's SBA Chief Nominee

The White House has yet to select a replacement for Karen Mills, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Catherine Clifford