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Minority business owners face challenges when starting or expanding a small business, including access to affordable small-business loans. Business grantsand financial assistance can help bridge the funding gap. Here are some of the best small-business grants and other useful financing resources for minority-owned businesses.
Veteran small-business owners are an important part of the U.S. economy. Veterans own 7.2% of the nation’s 5.5 million businesses with employees, according to latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Small-business grants for women entrepreneurs are essentially free financing, as opposed to business credit cards or small-business loans that you must pay back. Understandably, the competition for small-business grants is fierce, and it takes considerable time and effort to win them. But if you’re up for the challenge, the payoff can be worth it.
Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence to Host Congressional Update Monday
Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) will host a Congressional Update at 6:00 p.m. at Champp's West Bloomfield. The Congresswoman will give an update on her work in Washington and provide a brief question and answer session following.
WHO: Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence
WHAT: Congressional Update
WHEN: Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM
President Barack Obama arrived at Detroit Metropolitan Airport at about noon Wednesday to spend the afternoon touting the revival of Detroit and the automotive industry.
He waved to a small group waiting for him as he bounded down the steps of Air Force One. U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Dingell joined the president as he de-boarded Air Force One.
Former Southfield Mayor Democrat Brenda Lawrence is embarking on her second year in a new legislative role: Serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Lawrence says the experience has been both eye-opening and a new way to help attract employers to Metro Detroit.
The Congresswoman talked about life on Capitol Hill with WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter.
Click on the audio bar below to hear the interivew.
New Flexibility Makes Up to $2 Billion Available to Help Continue Blight Removal Efforts
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence voted with the majority of her colleagues in the House to adopt, by a vote of 316 to 113, the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill. This measure funds the government for FY 2016.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) on Thursday issued the following statement after voting against the tax extenders package.