March 2008

Date Title
3/4/08 Committee Announces Investigation of Veterans Business Center Funding Management

February 2008

Date Title
2/28/08 Kerry Presses Administration to Implement Veterans Program Signed into Law
2/27/08 Sen. Kerry and Rep. Tsongas express concern about the SBA's rejection of the loan applications of 6 victims of the January fire in Lawrence, MA. Files
2/27/08 Bush Budget Doesn't Reflect Economic Realities for Small Firms
2/27/08 Kerry, Tsongas Advocate for Fire Victims
2/22/08 Views and Estimates Letter on SBA's FY 2009 Budget. Files
2/15/08 Kerry Veteran, Reservist Bill Signed Into Law
2/15/08 Veteran, Reservist Small Business Bill Signed into Law
2/13/08 Calling on the Bush Administration to outline the steps it will take to help small businesses facing a contracting credit market. Files
2/13/08 Kerry Calls on Administration to Make Capital Access Easier for Small Businesses
2/12/08 Endorsing recommendations made in an independent audit to improve the deficient information technology security controls at the SBA. Files
2/11/08 Expressing concern that the National Veteran's Business Development Corporation has not yet made a decision concerning its FY '08 grant program, resulting in reduced services at veterans centers. Files
2/7/08 Kerry, Snowe Small Business Tax Relief Passes Senate
2/7/08 Kerry Bill Would Ease Small Business Credit Crunch
2/5/08 Fed Data Shows Small Businesses Facing Credit Crunch
2/4/08 Democrats Decry Bush Administration's Policy For Women Entrepreneurs
2/4/08 Bush Budget a Bust for Small Business
2/1/08 Expressing deep concerns about the proposed rule to implement the long-delayed Women's set aside procurement program. Files
2/1/08 Kerry, Snowe Praise Sarbanes Oxley Extension for Small Businesses
2/1/08 Kerry, Snowe, Altmire Bill for Veteran, Reservist Entrepreneurs Heads to President's Desk

January 2008

Date Title
1/31/08 Kerry Named Small Business Champion by Massachusetts-Based Staples
1/30/08 Requesting that the SBA Office of Advocacy assist in efforts to help America's veterans in the area of small business development. Files
1/30/08 Economic Stimulus Contains Kerry, Snowe Small Business Tax Provisions
1/30/08 Bush Administration Failing Women Entrepreneurs
1/28/08 Kerry Small Business Tax Incentives in Senate Economic Stimulus Bill