News from u.s. small business administration A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 12, 2016, 13:18 ET
SBA LOGO

SBA Administrator Delivers State of Entrepreneurship Address at Nasdaq MarketSite

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration and a member of President Obama's Cabinet, delivered a compelling State...

Feb 09, 2016, 16:58 ET
SBA LOGO.

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet on the President's FY 2017 Budget

President Obama today presented his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget to Congress.   Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet said: "Two out of three...

Feb 04, 2016, 11:56 ET
SBA LOGO.

Social Media Tips for Small Business Recovery Presented at Free Webinar

 When a crisis hits your small business, getting the right message out quickly can protect your brand and speed up the recovery process. ...

Feb 03, 2016, 13:02 ET
SBA LOGO

SBA Announces Cooperative Agreements Available for State Trade and Export Promotion

 The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that states will be able to immediately apply for SBA cooperative agreement awards that...

Feb 02, 2016, 12:47 ET
SBA LOGO.

SBA's Emerging Leaders Initiative Expands to Help Entrepreneurs Grow and Succeed

 The U.S. Small Business Administration's Emerging Leaders executive-level training series is launching in 51 cities and communities across the...

Jan 28, 2016, 12:49 ET
SBA LOGO.

SBA Finalizes Rule to Adjust Monetary Based Size Standards For Inflation

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) finalized an interim final rule that adjusted monetary based small business size standards (i.e.,...

Jan 28, 2016, 12:47 ET
SBA LOGO

SBA Revises Employee-Based Size Standards for Manufacturing and Other Industry Sectors

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) published two final rules to revise small business size standards for Manufacturing industries in...

Jan 27, 2016, 13:49 ET
SBA LOGO

SBA Revises Size Standards for Wholesale Trade and Retail Trade Industries

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) increased small business size standards affecting businesses in 46 industries in North American...

Jan 25, 2016, 05:00 ET
SBA LOGO. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Small Business Administration) (PRNewsFoto/U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINIS...)

Betsy Markey Appointed Regional Administrator of SBA's Colorado-based Region VIII

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), today announced that Betsy Markey has been appointed...

Jan 22, 2016, 15:24 ET
SBA LOGO.

SBA Urges Businesses to Prepare for Severe Weather

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) joined other federal and local government agencies across the country in reminding people to...

Jan 21, 2016, 17:19 ET
SBA LOGO.

SBA Encourages Superstorm Sandy Survivors to Apply for Disaster Assistance

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama's Cabinet, was in New York...

Jan 21, 2016, 12:31 ET
SBA LOGO.

SBA Names Finalists for InnovateHER Business Challenge

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced the finalists of the 2016 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, a...

Jan 21, 2016, 11:17 ET
SBA LOGO.

TODAY: Obama Cabinet Member in Chinatown to Announce Loans for Sandy-Impacted Businesses

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's Cabinet, will be in...

Jan 20, 2016, 17:07 ET
SBA LOGO.

Obama Cabinet Member to Visit New York City to Announce Additional Hurricane Sandy Assistance

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's Cabinet, will visit New...

Jan 19, 2016, 17:13 ET
SBA LOGO.

Obama Cabinet Member to Visit Boston Area to Support President's Trade Agenda

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's Cabinet will visit the...

Jan 12, 2016, 22:01 ET
SBA LOGO.

Entrepreneurs Invited to President Obama's Final State of the Union Address

 The U.S. Small Business Administration recognized entrepreneurs that were being recognized in Washington, DC today as part of President...

Jan 11, 2016, 20:46 ET
SBA LOGO.

THIS WEEK: Obama Cabinet Member to Highlight Entrepreneurial Development in Atlanta

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will travel to Atlanta following President Obama's State...

Jan 11, 2016, 20:20 ET
SBA LOGO.

WEDNESDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to Highlight Economic Opportunity in Houston Area

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will travel to Houston to underscore President Obama's...

Jan 10, 2016, 18:33 ET
SBA LOGO

WEDNESDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to Highlight Economic Opportunity in Houston

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will travel to Houston to underscore President Obama's...

Jan 10, 2016, 18:29 ET
SBA LOGO

THIS WEEK: Obama Cabinet Member to Highlight Entrepreneurial Development in Atlanta

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will travel to the Atlanta following President...