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Jul 31, 2015, 13:07 ET
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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private NonProfit Organizations in Vermont

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

Jul 29, 2015, 18:44 ET

Governor Rauner Signs Intrastate Equity Crowdfunding Bill

 Governor Rauner has signed intrastate equity crowdfunding into law.  This new vehicle for raising capital empowers the small business...

Jul 29, 2015, 00:01 ET

NSBA Economic Report: Small-Business Outlook Dims

 The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released its 2015 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows a small-business community with a...

Jul 28, 2015, 12:59 ET
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Twelve Counties Added to SBA Disaster Declaration in Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that 12 counties have been added to the Presidential declaration for Public Assistance...

Jul 27, 2015, 14:50 ET
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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of Kentucky Affected by Flash Flooding in McCracken County

Kentucky businesses and residents affected by the flash flooding on July 7, 2015, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small...

Jul 24, 2015, 13:59 ET
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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private Non-Profit Organizations in New Jersey

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

Jul 23, 2015, 13:31 ET
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Rowan County Added for SBA Disaster Declaration in Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Rowan County has been added to the Presidential declaration for Public Assistance...

Jul 22, 2015, 13:36 ET
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Do You Know the Difference Between Your Company's Disaster Risk and Its Preparedness Level?

 Human nature—the tendency to believe that a natural or man-made disaster will never occur—often undermines the clear-headed work...

Jul 17, 2015, 15:14 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...

Jul 16, 2015, 10:36 ET
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TODAY: University of Utah gets recognized for spearheading American manufacturing and economic growth

 Deputy Administrator Douglas Kramer from the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit the University of Utah, host of the Utah Advanced...

Jul 14, 2015, 07:13 ET
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New Reports Prove Obama Broke Campaign Promise to Small Businesses

During his first campaign President Obama released the statement, "Small businesses are the backbone of our nation's economy and we must protect...

Jul 13, 2015, 13:21 ET
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SBA Disaster Loans Available in Two Additional Counties in Kentucky for Private NonProfit Organizations; Physical Deadline is July 13

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that two additional counties, Bath and Harlan in Kentucky, have been added to the...

Jul 13, 2015, 08:42 ET
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SBA Assistance Continues in Baltimore

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

Jul 10, 2015, 10:12 ET
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SBA Disaster Loan Deadline in Rhode Island Due to Drought is Aug. 10

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

Jul 10, 2015, 09:53 ET
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SBA Disaster Loan Deadline in Massachusetts Due to Drought is Aug. 10

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

Jul 10, 2015, 08:27 ET
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SBA Deadline in Connecticut for Working Capital Loans Due to Drought is Aug. 10

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

Jul 09, 2015, 14:35 ET
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Deadline Approaching in Ohio for SBA Working Capital Loans

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

Jul 09, 2015, 14:35 ET
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Deadline Approaching in Wisconsin for SBA Working Capital Loans

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

Jul 09, 2015, 14:30 ET
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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...

Jul 09, 2015, 14:20 ET
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Deadline Approaching in Indiana for SBA Working Capital Loans

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