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May 22, 2015, 10:21 ET
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Georgia Due to Freeze

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses,...

May 22, 2015, 10:17 ET
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Hart County Added for SBA Disaster Declaration in Georgia

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that the county of Hart has been added to the Presidential declaration for Public...

May 21, 2015, 15:20 ET
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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private NonProfit Organizations in West Virginia

 The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical...

May 21, 2015, 14:03 ET
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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of New York Affected by Fire in Rensselaer County

New York businesses and residents affected by an apartment building fire on April 10, 2015, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S....

May 21, 2015, 10:50 ET
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Louisiana Senator David Vitter Questions Accuracy of SBA Data

In response to a damaging investigative report released on May 6 by Public Citizen, Louisiana Senator and Chairman of the Senate Small Business and...

May 19, 2015, 16:36 ET
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SBA to Close Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that due to a steady decrease of activity, its Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in...

May 19, 2015, 13:57 ET
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SBA Announces Holiday Closing of Assistance Centers in Baltimore In Honor of Memorial Day

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that its Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Maryland will be closed on May 25 in recognition...

May 19, 2015, 12:20 ET
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SBA Deadline for Physical Damage Disaster Loans for Private NonProfit Organizations in Georgia is June 19

 The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in Georgia of the June 19 deadline to...

May 19, 2015, 10:27 ET
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White House Canceled Small Business Event to Avoid Tough Questions

It appears the White House may have canceled a major event to avoid tough questions for SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet after government...

May 19, 2015, 10:14 ET
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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private NonProfit Organizations in West Virginia

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical services of...

May 18, 2015, 16:56 ET
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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of Alabama Affected by the Severe Thunderstorms and High Winds in Houston County

Alabama businesses and residents affected by severe thunderstorms and high winds on April 25 - 26, 2015, can apply for low-interest disaster loans...

May 18, 2015, 15:42 ET
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Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses in Massachusetts Due to Record-breaking Snowfall and Extreme Cold Temperatures

Low-interest economic injury disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to Massachusetts small businesses,...

May 18, 2015, 14:13 ET
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White House Silent On New Date For Canceled Small Business Event

The White House has still not announced a new date for a major event that was abruptly canceled on the last day of National Small Business...

May 15, 2015, 12:56 ET
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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private NonProfit Organizations in Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical services of...

May 15, 2015, 11:20 ET
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Georgia Deadline to Apply for SBA Working Capital Disaster Loans is June 15

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most...

May 15, 2015, 11:15 ET
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Florida Deadline to Apply for SBA Working Capital Disaster Loans is June 15

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most...

May 14, 2015, 07:54 ET
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SBA Disaster Loan Application Deadline Is June 22 for Residents in Florida

 The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Florida of...

May 14, 2015, 07:13 ET
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Public Citizen Investigation Reveals Small Businesses Cheated By Obama Administration

A new investigative report released by Public Citizen titled, "Slighted" has uncovered undeniable evidence the Obama Administration has cheated...

May 13, 2015, 15:12 ET

NSBA Announces Finalists for Advocate of the Year Award

NSBA today announced the finalists for the 2015 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. The award winner will be announced during...

May 13, 2015, 15:02 ET
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Are You Ready to Lead Your Company Through a Crisis?

Being a small business owner also makes you the person in charge of making sure everything flows without a hitch, from product development to the...