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Mr. Chairman, I rise today as a 14-year member of the House Armed Services Committee and the chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities to address probably what I believe is one of the most important assets that we have for the Department of Defense, the role of our small businesses in America. My subcommittee, along with the full committee, has worked hard to develop ways to expand opportunities for small businesses to get defense procurements. For example, we wanted to repeal the Small Business Competitive Demonstration Program. This would reinstitute the use of small business ...
and was re-elected in 2006 and 2008. He is currently the only Democrat among the seven-member House delegation from Louisiana. On August 27, 2009, he announced he is challenging Senator David Vitter in the 2010 Louisiana Senate race . 1 Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{Reflist}} template or a tag; see the .
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The president is missing an easy opportunity to create jobs by supporting a bill introduced by Rep. George Miller earlier this spring. "Now, government can't create jobs, but it can help create the conditions for small businesses to grow and thrive and hire more workers," President Barack Obama said yesterday as he urged Congress to take up new jobs legislation at an event honoring Small Business Owners of the Year. "Government can't guarantee a company's success, but it can knock down the barriers that prevent small-business owners from getting loans or investing in the future." The ... market research, surveys and trends
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“I think people understand by now that the debt crisis is the legacy of the last government.  But exactly the same applies to the action we will need to take to deal with it. If there are cuts – they are part of that legacy .” That is the whole political argument in a nutshell: Our debt means we need to cut, and that means anything we do that hurts is Labour’s fault. As a political powerplay it is extremely smart.  Labour’s presumptive leaders need to realise that their credibility as a possible Prime Minister depends noton whether they can find new ways to say they like “active community ... market research, surveys and trends


Dec 22, 2009 ... among the nation's more than 25 million small businesses increased by 44 percent from the third quarter of ... Since June 2008, more than two thirds (71 percent) of small .... supporting small business owners to bring ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Senator Evan Bayh — Senator for Indiana: Issues - Jobs & the Economy
"At a time when Hoosiers are working harder than ever to succeed in an increasingly competitive global economy we must do everything we can to help our manufacturers and small businesses continue to grow and create jobs." Throughout American history each generation has labored to leave a better, more prosperous nation for the next generation. In order to pass on an economy that will provide opportunity and hope to the next generation, Senator Bayh has consistently pursued fiscally responsible policies that harness American ingenuity and the nation’s small businesses to drive economic growth. He has also advocated ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
BUFFALO - In a region that has been nicknamed the Rust Belt, in a city that's experienced significant population loss, in a neighborhood hungry for investment, President Barack Obama - who campaigned on a message of hope and change - gave hopeful yet realistic remarks about economic recovery to a manufacturing company that has exhibited growth amid recession. "If you're still looking for a job out there, it's still a recession," Obama said. "If you can't pay your bills or your mortgage, it's still a recession. No matter what the economists say, it's not a real recovery until people ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Kosmas: Bill will create national incubator to support development of early ...
WASHINGTON, DC -- In honor of National Small Business Week and as part of her continued efforts to help Central Florida's small businesses, Congresswoman Suzanne Kosmas, D-New Smyrna Beach (FL-24), introduced legislation Wednesday to support small business incubators so they can foster innovation and reduce costs for early-stage businesses. The Early-Stage Business Investment and Incubation (ESBII) Act (HR 5411) will create a national incubator grant program administered by the Economic Development Agency (EDA) to provide grants for incubators that support the development of early-stage small businesses in targeted, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


1 Small Businesses Helping Drive Economy: Clean Energy, Clean Sites
The Small Business Innovation Research (―SBIR‖) Program is supporting small business innovation research, development and deployment of clean energy ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
IEDC Entrepreneurial and Small Business Development | Enterprise ...
Small businesses stimulate job creation, develop crucial innovations in both products and services and promote the diversification of the economic base. Thus, it is critical that communities and economic developers dedicate resources to developing and promoting new business start-ups and establish effective support systems. A community that meets the needs of its entrepreneurs increases its chances of job growth by small businesses, which translates into a more vibrant community. As large businesses downsize, a healthy business climate that supports smaller businesses will also help with the retention of skilled workers. This ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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With so many jobs needed why aren't more Americans supporting ...
Much more convenient to drive to one big box store and have all of your needs met (with junk from China) than to drive to 6 small mom and pop stores. Asker's Rating: Asker's Comment: . There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Because a lot of people have lost a lot of money, and Wallmart is much cheaper than going to a small business. Degrees/Logic because americans are stupid and china is awesome 'Cause Wal-Mart is cheaper. No one thinks they have any personal responsibility. Its easier to blame the president. Hate to break ...
What are entrepreneurs finding the main issues which hamper their ...
I worked for a company in the past and am doing exactly what I did there from home but find that there is a stigma attached to working from home. You have to prove yourself as people don't always take what you do seriously. Also with big companies being so visible in advertising especially internet marketing you have to find creative and innovative ways to get your name out there. My husband and I run a free networking group for small business owners and pretty much across the board we are told over and over about the difficulties in finding new clients and standing out amongst the competition. Good luck! Lesley posted 6 ...