Fuzzy Math of SBA Goals?

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is again under fire for how the determine the success of agency small business programs. SBA has claimed victory in achieving the 23% goal given them by Congress – the claim is that 23% of federal contracts are awarded to small businesses. Their vocal challenger is the American Small Business League (ASBL), based in San…

Federal Budget Blues

Passing a federal budget has been… well… let’s say “challenging” for Congress for the last seven fiscal years (FY). It was spring of 2009 when a full budget resolution was more recently passed for FY10. FY10 is the last year Congress passed an ACTUAL full fiscal year budget. (Seriously. I’m not making this up. It was 7 ½ years ago.)…