Remember how John Boehner and the Republicans said they’d pledged to help small businesses through tax cuts? That was September 23. On September 24, all but one Republican voted against a Democratic bill that does just that.
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday September 26, 2010 11:16 am|
|By: Kevin Baron Wednesday September 15, 2010 8:51 am|
The Small Business Jobs Act, poised to pass the Senate this week, contains provisions that will do more to damage small businesses than all the decent provisions combined. The bill is another swing-and-a-miss for Democrats trying to bolster their small business creds…
|By: Jim Moss Monday September 13, 2010 7:00 pm|
Yesterday, John Boehner was challenged by Bob Schieffer with the indisputable fact that only 3% of small businesses would benefit from extending the tax cuts — but he quickly shifted his attention to a different and less relevant statistic.
|By: Kevin Baron Tuesday September 7, 2010 4:49 pm|
President Obama sounded a bit like FDR during his Labor Day speech. The questions remains, will he begin to act like FDR and do what is best for the economy, meaning focusing on small businesses.
|By: Lloyd Chapman Wednesday September 1, 2010 5:00 pm|
Despite at least $3 trillion in government spending aimed at stimulating the economy, a multitude of economic indicators now show that the economy is poised to slip into a double dip recession. In order to stave off another dip into further recession Congress and the Obama Administration need to direct federal funds to small businesses.
|By: Kevin Baron Monday August 30, 2010 10:53 am|
The Small Business Administration released its Procurement Scorecard late Friday afternoon, showing that once again, the government did not achieve its mandated 23 percent small business procurement goal. Several weeks ago, I made several predictions about this, lets see how accurate I was.
|By: Kevin Baron Friday August 20, 2010 9:11 am|
In remarks made by President Obama yesterday, Senate Republicans were taken to task for their obstruction of the small business lending bill. However, it seems more that the president is unwilling to take a new direction in helping small businesses.
|By: Kevin Baron Tuesday August 17, 2010 3:04 pm|
If the Obama administration and Congress wanted to avoid a double-dip recession and spur job creation, then they should focus on fixing fraud and abuses in federal small business contracting programs. These contracting programs can be used as a means of driving demand to small businesses that create over 90 percent of net new jobs.
|By: Kevin Baron Friday August 6, 2010 2:39 pm|
Time to test my psychic abilities. The Small Business Administration will be releasing the contracting numbers for fiscal year 2009, which will show another disappointing year for small businesses.
|By: Lloyd Chapman Friday July 16, 2010 1:55 pm|
The American Small Business League (ASBL) has released the first analysis of the government’s fiscal year (FY) 2009 small business contracting data, and found 61 percent actually going to corporate giants.