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  • Veterans continue to contribute significantly to our Country’s small business sector.   Statistics prove it - one in every 10 small businesses is Veteran owned.  These businesses employ more than six million workers, and generate nearly $1.2 trillion in annual receipts.At SBA,...
    SBA News and Views - October 27, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Editor’s Note:  The Small Business Administration welcomes last night’s Senate action to raise the 7(a) Program authorization ceiling to $23.5 billion.  We thank the leadership of the Senate Small Business and Appropriations Committees for championing this measure.We continue...
    SBA News and Views - July 23, 2015 - 4 comments
  • In order for small businesses to remain viable in a recovering economy, access to capital must remain an SBA priority.  At the same time, applying for and getting a commercial loan involves certain costs that may make borrowers think twice before making that commitment. Often times, small...
    SBA News and Views - February 14, 2014 - 8 comments