U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Government Shutdown: Nine Ways It Affects Restaurants and Consumers

    Today, the United States Government shut down after Congress failed to reach an agreement to fund federal agencies. The first shutdown in 17 years disrupts a laundry list of federal agencies. Though essential government employees like air traffic controllers, border patrol agents and food inspector ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012
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    August 1, 2012

    Miami Herald Endorses Mark Weithorn Despite His Financial Baggage

    The Miami Herald editorial board sure knows how to back sketchy candidates. Last week, it recommended that voters go with Mark Weithorn in the race to replace Richard Steinberg, the Miami Beach state house rep who resigned in February after getting busted for sending inappropriate text messages to a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Obama Snubs Taddeo Too

    Sorry, Annette Taddeo, you're not going to Washington either, apparently. This afternoon Obama tapped venture capitalist Karen Mills as head of the Small Business Administration. There was some buzz earlier in the week that Taddeo, who ran for Congress against Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, might get the nod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    News Roundup

    Former House candidate Annette Taddeo may be tapped to head the Small Business Administration in Obama's administration. Presumably she never hung up on him. [Naked Politcs] A Broward Sheriff's Office online sting netted 17 Sex Predators, uh, including one as young as 19. [CBS4]The murder of Adam Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Will There Be Any Miamians in Obama's Administration?

    Not only did Barack Obama pass over Manny Diaz as secretary of HUD, but also he is widely expected to name Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion as head of his newly created Office of Urban Policy, another position Diaz was considered in the running for. But with the nasty habit our most powerful l ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    A Moveable Feast of Lawsuits

    In his crusade to force compliance with federal law, Martin Marcus isn't winning many friends, but he is influencing people

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    The Last Service Station

    Why did the big oil companies want to put Ron Gregory and other independent operators out of business? That's right, to pad their profits.

  • News

    November 2, 1995

    Attitude Dancing

    Wire editor and former club owner Andrew Delaplaine wants to be the next mayor of Miami Beach. Is this guy tilting at windmills?