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Aug 28, 2014, 10:04 ET
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SBA's Deadline is Sept. 29 for Physical Damage Disaster Loan Applications in Maryland

 The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations in Maryland of the deadline to...

Aug 27, 2014, 00:01 ET

NSBA Economic Report: Small-Business Hiring Improves

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released the 2014 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows positive gains in revenues and hiring...

Aug 26, 2014, 14:02 ET
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UPDATE: SBA Disaster Loans Available in Additional Areas in Minnesota for Private Non-Profit Organizations; Upcoming Deadline Sept. 19

The U.S. Small Business Administration adds additional areas for disaster assistance and reminds eligible private non-profit (PNP) organizations in...

Aug 26, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Secretary of Agriculture Declaration Deadline Approaching in Michigan for SBA Working Capital Loans

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

Aug 25, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Get Your Business Ready For Any Kind of Disaster at Free National Preparedness Month Webinar Series

Each year small businesses nationwide are forced to close their doors in the aftermath of severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, wildfires and...

Aug 22, 2014, 14:35 ET
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Sept. 23 Deadline Approaching in Wisconsin for SBA Working Capital Disaster Loans

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

Aug 22, 2014, 14:31 ET
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Sept. 23 Deadline Approaching in Ohio for SBA Working Capital Disaster Loans

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

Aug 22, 2014, 14:28 ET
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Declaration Deadline Approaching in Michigan for SBA Working Capital Disaster Loans

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

Aug 22, 2014, 12:51 ET
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SBA Disaster Loans Available in Two More Minnesota Counties for Private Non-Profit Organizations; Upcoming Deadline Sept. 19

The U.S. Small Business Administration adds Hennepin and Ramsey counties for disaster assistance and reminds eligible private non-profit (PNP)...

Aug 21, 2014, 15:27 ET
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SBA's "Safe Harbor From Fraud" Policy Comments End Monday

This is the comment to the Small Business Administration from the American Small Business League opposing the "safe harbor from fraud" policy. The...

Aug 20, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Chambers of Commerce Oppose SBA "Safe Harbor From Fraud" Policy

A survey by the American Small Business League (ASBL) of over 2000 Chambers of Commerce across the country found overwhelming opposition to the...

Aug 18, 2014, 07:00 ET
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New SBA "Safe Harbor" Policy Could Cheat Small Businesses Out Of Billions

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is taking public comment on a new policy that would create a "safe harbor from fraud penalties" for large...

Aug 15, 2014, 10:40 ET
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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private Non-Profit Organizations in Tennessee

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical services...

Aug 13, 2014, 07:00 ET
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SBA Refusing to Release Press Office Director Terry Sutherland's Emails

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is refusing to respond to a Freedom of Information Act request for the emails of Press Office Director...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:34 ET
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SBA's Deadline is Sept. 12 for Physical Damage Disaster Loan Applications in Wisconsin

The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations in Wisconsin of the deadline to submit...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:23 ET
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SBA's Deadline is Sept. 12 for Physical Damage Disaster Loan Applications in Massachusetts

 The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations in Massachusetts of the deadline...

Aug 12, 2014, 07:00 ET
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SBA Refusing to Release Press Office Staffer's Phone Records

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is refusing to release the phone records of Press Office Deputy Director Carol Wilkerson. The American...

Aug 11, 2014, 07:00 ET

New SBA "Safe Harbor" Policy Could Encourage More Contracting Fraud

The American Small Business League (ASBL) is reporting that the Small Business Administration (SBA) is taking public comment on a new policy that...

Aug 08, 2014, 12:12 ET
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Florida Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small...

Aug 08, 2014, 12:10 ET
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Georgia Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration

 The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small...