Evaluation of SBA’s 7(a) Loans to Poultry Farmers | The U.S. Small Business…

This report presents the results of our evaluation of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) 7(a) loans made to poultry farmers. The 7(a) Loan Program is SBA’s primary program for helping startup and existing small businesses, offering financing guarantees for loan amounts up to $5 million to fund startup costs, expand existing businesses, purchase equipment, repair…

www.211.unitedwaysem.org

HELPFUL LOCAL RESOURCES (as shared by the office of Rep. Donna Lasinski) 1. United Way for Southeast Michigan can offer help 24 hours a day by calling 211 or by visiting their website at www.211.UnitedWaySEM.org. They have information and resources on a variety of topics such as utility and rent payment assistance, job search and…

Brett Kavanaugh’s Radical View of Executive Power

In Tuesday’s opening session of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, Democratic senators expressed concern about the nominee’s views of presidential power. Chris Coons put it bluntly when he said President Trump had nominated Kavanaugh with “an eye towards protecting himself.” Mazie Hirono piled on, arguing that Trump’s choice is not surprising given that…

Biden to keynote major LGBTQ dinner

Joe Biden will keynote the Human Rights Campaign dinner next weekend, helping the nation’s biggest and most politically active LGBTQ advocacy organization continues its push into the midterms. Biden last appeared at the dinner in 2015, at the height of considering jumping into the 2016 presidential race. He’s currently weighing another run for 2020, though…