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Feb 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Federal Judge to Rule on 30-Year-Old Pentagon Test Program in American Small Business League Case

In a case filed by the American Small Business League against the Pentagon, Federal District Court Judge William Alsup stated, "The purpose of the...


Feb 13, 2019, 08:00 ET American Small Business League Provides Update on "David vs. Goliath" Department Of Defense Lawsuit

Attorneys for the Department of Justice asked U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup on January 31 to allow Defense Department prime contractors to...


Aug 10, 2017, 07:20 ET Pentagon And Sikorsky Identify Witnesses In Upcoming Trial, Reports ASBL

The Pentagon and Sikorsky have identified four witnesses that will be providing testimony in the upcoming December trial in a case filed by the...


Jun 15, 2017, 07:14 ET Government Small Business Data Includes Billions to Fortune 500 Firms, ASBL Reports

Data from the Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Procurement Data System indicates the Small Business Administration falsified the federal...


Jun 01, 2017, 07:18 ET Sikorsky To Intervene In Pentagon Freedom Of Information Trial, ASBL Reports

Sikorsky Aircraft has filed Documents with the Federal district Court of San Francisco notifying the Court they will be intervening in the December...


Apr 12, 2017, 07:17 ET Pentagon - Sikorsky Case Filed By ASBL Heads To Federal Court In December

The Freedom of Information Act case filed against the Pentagon by the American Small Business League (ASBL) will go to trial in December 2017....


Feb 08, 2017, 06:37 ET Mother Jones Receives Award For Excellence in Journalism

Mother Jones Magazine and Senior Reporter Josh Harkinson received the American Small Business League (ASBL) 2016 Journalistic Excellence Award...


Feb 06, 2017, 06:48 ET Trump Economic Council Excludes Small Business Leaders, ASBL Reports

Today Donald Trump introduced the members of his economic council with a conspicuous absence of anyone from the small business community. Having...


Jan 26, 2017, 06:37 ET Congress Renews Pentagon Anti-Transparency Program Until 2027

In a surprising move Congress has renewed the embattled Pentagon Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program (CSPTP) into its 38th year of...


Jan 25, 2017, 13:23 ET ASBL: New SBA Administrator Opposes Merging SBA with Commerce Department

On January 24th 2017, newest Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon announced in a senate hearing on Tuesday that she opposes any plan to merge...


Jan 19, 2017, 06:17 ET Small Business Advocates rally To Save Small Business Administration

On January 18th 2017, Lloyd Chapman, the President and founder of the American Small Business League (ASBL) issued a statement regarding their...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:48 ET Appeals Court Exposes True Purpose Of Pentagon Test Program

On January 6th 2017, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the public will not be able to see any documents that have been submitted by the...


Jan 11, 2017, 06:47 ET Appeals Court Rules No Transparency in Pentagon for 27 Years

The San Francisco 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the American Small Business League's (ASBL) Freedom Of Information Act Request (FOIA)...


Dec 07, 2016, 07:09 ET Pentagon Corruption Could Be Exposed In 9th Circuit Case, ASBL Reports

The San Francisco 9th Circuit of Appeals will hear the American Small Business League's (ASBL) Freedom Of Information Act Request case against the...


Nov 17, 2016, 07:13 ET ASBL Appeals SBA Injunction Case to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The American Small Business League (ASBL) has appealed their federal injunction case against the Small Business Administration to the 9th Circuit...


Oct 26, 2016, 07:10 ET SBA Joins ASBL in Opposing McCain's Defense Bill

On September 14, 2016 the ASBL waged a national campaign opposing language in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would cripple...


Oct 20, 2016, 07:13 ET Judge Says Only Congress Can End Small Business Fraud

The American Small Business League's (ASBL's) injunction against the Small Business Administration (SBA) was dismissed Tuesday October 18th for lack...


Oct 19, 2016, 04:02 ET Federal Injunction Against The SBA Thrown Out, Costing Small Businesses Billions of Dollars

The American Small Business League's (ASBL's) controversial injunction against the Small Business Administration was thrown out today. After a rocky...


Oct 05, 2016, 09:05 ET Canceled Federal Hearing on SBA Case Prompts Protest in San Francisco

The hearing in a controversial federal injunction case that was filed in Federal District Court in San Francisco against the Small Business...


Oct 04, 2016, 12:24 ET Federal Judge Cancels Hearing in ASBL vs. SBA Injunction Case

Federal District Court Judge Vince Chhabria has canceled the October 6th hearing in San Francisco that had been scheduled in the federal injunction...


Sep 14, 2016, 07:13 ET Pentagon Funding Bill Includes Language to Dismantle Small Business Programs, ASBL Reports

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman, Senator John McCain, has included language in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that could ...


Aug 24, 2016, 07:10 ET Federal Injunction Case Could Redirect Billions to Middle Class Economy, ASBL Reports

A case to be heard by the Federal District Court in San Francisco in October, could bring an end to a twenty-year-old federal contracting scandal...


Aug 16, 2016, 08:55 ET Una política de la NASA podría recortar fondos federales para pequeñas empresas de Florida, informa la ASBL

Una nueva política propuesta por la NASA podría recortar en forma dramática el volumen de dinero en contratos federales que va a pequeñas empresas de ...


Aug 16, 2016, 06:05 ET NASA Policy Could Slash Federal Funds to Florida Small Businesses, ASBL Reports

A new policy NASA is proposing could dramatically slash the volume of federal contract dollars going to small businesses in Florida. The proposed...


Aug 10, 2016, 10:45 ET The Second Open Letter To Donald Trump From Lloyd Chapman, ASBL

Dear Mr. Trump, I would like to offer some suggestions based on U.S Census Bureau data that will help you "Make America great again" and "Jump start...