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Senator bashes SBA and challenges its small business contract numbers

Louisiana Sen. David Vitter's letter to the Small Business Administration's administrator comes down hard on the federal contracting process and demands to see the scorecard for the percent of contracts going toward legally-designated small businesses.

Tags: SBA , David Vitter , contracts , procurement , Small Business Act

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 05:03pm EDT

Agencies end 9-year small business contracting drought

For the first time since 2005, the government awarded at least 23 percent of all prime contracts to small businesses. The Small Business Administration reported Friday small firms received $83 billion out of a possible $355 billion in 2013.

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , industry , Small business goals , SBA , John Shoraka , Ben Cardin , Sam Graves , House Small Business Committee , Jason Miller

Monday - 08/04/2014, 04:54am EDT

SBA agenda: Communicate, counsel, loan faster

Two months into her tenure, Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the Small Business Administration, is still getting a handle on what's working at SBA and what needs to be changed.

Tags: management , SBA ,

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 02:06pm EDT

Biden swears in new SBA head

Vice President Joe Biden has sworn in Maria Contreras-Sweet as the new head of the Small Business Administration.

Tags: Joe Biden , people , management , Small Business Administration

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Obama nominates Calif. businesswoman to lead SBA

Tags: SBA , Barack Obama , people

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 08:50pm EST