September 2008

Date Title
9/11/08 Kerry Addresses the Hurdles for Underserved Entrepreneurs
9/9/08 Kerry Calls for More Action to Help Women Business Owners
9/9/08 Kerry Honors Mass. Women

August 2008

Date Title
8/11/08 Kerry Calls for a Stronger Response to the Credit Crunch

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's Small Business Innovation Research Bill Passes Senate Committee
7/30/08 Kerry-Snowe 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 on Baruah Nomination for Small Business Administration
6/25/08 Kerry, Snowe Urge Relief for New Englanders from Home Heating Oil Costs
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 Senate Approves $101 Million Budget Increase for Small Business Programs
6/4/08 Kerry, Kennedy, Tierney Urge Small Business Administration to Make Low-interest Loans Available to Victims of Peabody Fire

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