Election 2014 Iowa Senate debate transcript: Question on strengthening the economy

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Partial transcript of the Iowa Senate Debate between Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst on Sept. 28, 2014:

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Spotlight: Conflict in Ukraine & Europe’s dependence on Russia’s gas supply

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
SOURCE: European Union

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Transcript: Sen. Bernie Sanders’s floor speech on youth unemployment rate

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vermont) floor speech on the high unemployment rate among young Americans on Sept. 16, 2014:

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Transcript: NC Senate Debate – Minimum Wage

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Partial transcript of the North Carolina Senate debate on Sept. 3, 2014:

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CA Gubernatorial Debate: Kashkari criticizes Brown for losing Tesla to Nevada

Monday, September 8, 2014

Republican candidate Neel Kashkari harshly criticized Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for losing Tesla to Nevada.

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SBA Administrator supports sole source contracting for women-owned businesses 

Friday, August 22, 2014
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet. SOURCE: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

The federal government can reach its modest goal of awarding 5% of federal contracts to women-owned businesses if Congress approves sole source or “no bid” contracting authority for…

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Corcoran: More female angel investors needed to support women entrepreneurs

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Barbara Corcoran. SOURCE: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Barbara Corcoran built her real estate empire with a $1,000 loan from a stranger. She was 23 and waiting tables when a customer offered her the money to…

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26 years after passage of Women’s Business Ownership Act, women entrepreneurs still face tremendous obstacles

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Veronica Davis, co-owner of Nspiregreen LLC. SOURCE: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

In 1988, Congress passed the landmark Women’s Business Ownership Act to encourage more women to start and build their own businesses. Most notably, H.R. 5050 removed a significant…

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8 key facts about women entrepreneurship in the United States

Monday, August 18, 2014
SOURCE: Kauffman Foundation

#1: There are 7.8 million women-owned businesses – accounting for 28.7% of small businesses – in the United States. These businesses employ an additional 7.6 million individuals and…

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Spotlight: Obstacles confronting women entrepreneurs

Monday, August 18, 2014
Barbara Corcoran

Articles: Corcoran: More female angel investors needed to support women entrepreneurs 26 years after passage of Women’s Business Ownership Act, women entrepreneurs still face tremendous obstacles to obtain…

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