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Democratic Member
Nydia M. Velázquez



 

 

 

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September 28, 2006 -- Small Business Record for 109th Congress Among the Worst

September 11, 2006 -- Five Years Later, and Federal Government No Better Prepared to Assist Small Business Following Terrorist Attacks

August 21, 2006 -- Gulf Coast Small Businesses Still Struggle One Year Later; 80 Percent Yet to Recieve Promised Aid

August 11, 2006 -- Bush Administration Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Energy Bill as Small Businesses Continue to Struggle

August 3, 2006-- Velazquez and New SBA Administrator Tour Local Small Businesses Impacted by Power Outage

July 26, 2006 -- Federal Government Fails to Meet Small Business Goal

June 28, 2006 -- Small Businesses to See Relief from Increased Costs

May 24, 2006- Higher Fees for Small Businesses Drive Lending Down

May 23, 2006- Democrats Call for Fair, Open Process to Reauthorize SBA

May 17, 2006- Critical Small Business Bill Stalls in Committee Mark-Up

May 3, 2006- Small Companies Struggle under Weight of Sarbanes-Oxley Requirements

April 26, 2006- Small Firms Stifled by International Trade Policies

April 26, 2006- Velázquez Statement on White House Nominee for New SBA Administrator

April 25, 2006- Velázquez Calls SBA Head's Resignation Announcement to Resign the "Right Thing to Do"

 




Read Our Latest Reports

Year-end Report: Small Business Record 109th Congress
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released a report evaluating the status of small business legislation in the 109th Congress


Katrina Anniversary Report
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released a report analyzing the decline in disaster loan approvals and disbursement rates for small businesses impacted by Hurricane Katrina.


Report on Impact of Rising Energy Costs on Small Business
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released a report analyzing the impacts that rising energy prices are having on various sectors of the small business community.


Scorecard VII Report: Faulty Accounting by Administration Results in Missed Opportunities for Small Businesses
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released the seventh annual Scorecard report, which reviews 22 federal agencies on how they meet their small business contracting goals.


Report on Impact of President's FY 2007 Budget on
Rural Small Businesses

The House Small Business Committee Democrats released a report detailing the impact of the President's budget on rural small business initiatives that are slated to be cut in the FY 2007 proposal.


Report on Small Business Administration (SBA)
Disaster Loan Program

The House Small Business Committee Democrats released a report analyzing trends and the overall decline in approval rates for the
Small Business Administration's (SBA) disaster loan program.


Report on Impact of President's FY 2007 Budget on
Small Business

The House Small Business Committee Democrats released their
annual budget report, which highlights 75 small business programs
government-wide that have been slated to be cut or eliminated
in the
President's FY 2007 request.


109th Congress - Small Business Record
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released
the
109th Congress - Small Business Record,
a report documenting detailing legislation that has failed to move
through the House and Senate over the past year.


Minority Business Summit Report
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released a
report outlining the unique challenges facing minority entrepreneurs,
and legislative solutions to address these issues.


Small Business Index (SBI) for 3rd Quarter of 2005
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released the Small Business Index for the 3rd Quarter of 2005, which assesses the current economic conditions for small firms as well as the impact of Hurricane Katrina on small businesses nationwide.


Scorecard VI:
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released the sixth annual Scorecard report, which reviews 22 federal agencies on how they meet their small business contracting goals.


Small Business Index (SBI) for 1st Quarter of 2005
The House Small Business Committee Democrats released the Small Business Index for the 1st Quarter of 2005, which tracks the economic environment facing small firms by measuring 17 key indicators.


 

 

 

 

 

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October 2, 2006

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