July 2008

Date Title
7/31/08 Requesting, in response to the challenges posed to small businesses by the cost of energy, that the SBA provide a progress report on the implementation of vital energy efficiency programs. Files
7/31/08 Kerry, Snowe Press SBA on Energy Efficiency to Ease Crisis
7/30/08 Kerry-Snowe Small Business Innovation Research Bill Passes Senate Committee
7/30/08 Kerry's Small Business Innovation Research Bill Passes Senate Committee
7/17/08 Kerry Holds SBA Accountable for Disadvantaged Business Fraud
7/11/08 $107 Million Budget Increase for SBA, Small Business Programs Passes Committee

June 2008

Date Title
6/25/08 Kerry, Snowe Urge Relief for New Englanders from Home Heating Oil Costs
6/25/08 Kerry on Baruah Nomination for Small Business Administration
6/20/08 Kerry, Snowe Praise Sarbanes-Oxley Extension for Small Businesses
6/20/08 Kerry to Hold Hearing on Heating Oil Prices
6/12/08 Expressing concern that the SBA's proposed implementation of the women's procurement program fails to adequately address the interests of women owned businesses. Files
6/9/08 Kerry, Snowe, Michaud and Manzullo Introduce Bill to Prevent Information Security Breaches
6/6/08 Kerry, Kennedy, Tierney Praise Disaster Declaration for Peabody Fire Victims
6/6/08 Kerry, Snowe Request Investigation of SBA Lender Oversight
6/5/08 Requesting that the GAO validate the oversight tools the SBA uses as relates to 7(a) and 504 loan programs. Files
6/4/08 Kerry, Kennedy, Tierney Urge Small Business Administration to Make Low-interest Loans Available to Victims of Peabody Fire
6/4/08 Senate Approves $101 Million Budget Increase for Small Business Programs

May 2008

Date Title
5/23/08 Kerry Tax Credit for Reservist Employers Heads to President for Signature
5/22/08 Kerry's Disaster Reform Law Will Benefit Massachusetts Businesses, Homeowners
5/15/08 Veterans Business Resource Centers Get Critical Funding
5/13/08 Small Business Disaster Assistance in Final Farm Bill
5/12/08 Senator Cardin Joins SBA and Maryland Officials to Announce New Initiative to Help Baltimore Inner-city Businesses
5/12/08 Kerry, Snowe Call on Bush Administration to Improve Lender Oversight
5/5/08 Kerry Calls for Action to Help Small Businesses Facing Credit
5/2/08 Massachusetts Small Businesses Hurt by Drought to Get Help from Kerry Law