May 2008

Date Title
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

April 2008

Date Title
4/28/08 Kerry, Tierney Expose "Underground Economy"
4/23/08 Democrats Highlight Big Wins for Small Businesses During National Small Business Week
4/22/08 Kerry Congratulates Boston Small Business Development National Award Winner
4/22/08 Kerry Congratulates Taunton Small Business Financing Award Winner
4/22/08 Kerry Congratulates Hudson Small Business Contractor Award Winner
4/22/08 Kerry Congratulates Wilmington Small Business Owner Award Winner
4/21/08 Kerry, Snowe to Honor America's Entrepreneurs During National Small Business Week
4/18/08 Cardin Response to SBA Preston Nomination for HUD Secretary
4/18/08 Kerry on Preston Nomination for HUD
4/16/08 Kerry: Washington Must Act To Help Small Businesses Access Credit
4/10/08 Letter to Sec. Gates seeking an explanation of how AEY Inc. - accused of selling faulty arms to troops - was erroneously labeled a Small Disadvantaged Business. Files
4/10/08 Letter to Sec. Rice concerning the State Department's labelling of AEY Inc. as a Small Disadvantaged Business. Files
4/10/08 Letter to Administrator Preston expressing concern about the SBA's oversight of contracting programs after AEY Inc. was erroneously labelled a Small Disadvantaged Business. Files
4/10/08 Kerry Investigates Contracts Awarded to Firm that Supplied Faulty Arms to Troops
4/7/08 Calling on the Bush Administration to protect taxpayer investments in government-backed small business loans and reinstate a program that uses lenders to recoup losses from defaulted loans. Files
4/7/08 Kerry: Bush Administration Failing to Safeguard Taxpayer Dollars

March 2008

Date Title
3/31/08 Expanding upon and clarifying objections to proposed Women's procurement and federal contracting rules, in response to a number of complaints and comments from women affected by the Set-Aside Program. Files
3/31/08 Expressing support and presenting questions concerning the launch of a pilot of the Emerging 200 program, which will provide targetted training and funds for emerging companies. Files