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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 9, 2010 Kerry Amendment to Jump Start Exports for Small Businesses and Manufacturers Passes Commerce Committee
May 12, 2010 Letter to His Excellency Zhang Yesui, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the United States
May 5, 2010 Kerry on Broadband Service Classification
April 7, 2010 Letter to Chair Barbara Mikulski and Ranking Member Richard Shelby Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies
Feb. 2, 2010 Letter to Fred P. Hochberg, President and Chairman of the Board, Export Import Bank of the United States
Dec. 3, 2009 Kerry on Comcast-NBC Deal
Nov. 3, 2009 Kerry Champions Child Care For Working Families
Nov. 3, 2009 Kerry Champions Child Care for Working Families
Oct. 21, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 25, 2009 Kerry, Lugar Push to Reauthorize Overseas Private Investment Corporation
March 16, 2009 Kerry Small Business Recovery Plan Incorporated into President's Plan
March 3, 2009 Kerry Says Launch of Small Business Lending Will Help Overall Economy
Feb. 24, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 7, 2009 Snowe, Kerry, Landrieu Tout Bipartisan Bill to Provide Immediate Tax Relief for American Small Businesses
Dec. 17, 2008 High Tech Advocates Recognize Kerry's Leadership
Nov. 25, 2008 The Washington Post - New Lending Program Evokes 'Cautious Optimism' in Small Biz Community
Nov. 20, 2008 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act
Nov. 20, 2008 Kerry, Snowe, Schumer Push Paulson to Purchase Small Business Loans Immediately
Nov. 19, 2008 Kerry, Schumer Announce Senate Stimulus Package to Include Their Proposal to Aid Small Businesses
Nov. 13, 2008 Kerry, Schumer Lending Proposals Implemented
Nov. 12, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle - SBA Sits on Sidelines as Small Businesses Suffer
Nov. 7, 2008 BizJournals - SBA Urges Lenders to Defer Loan Payments
Nov. 5, 2008 Kerry Continues to Push for Small Business Help
Nov. 4, 2008 Wall Street Journal - SBA-Backed Loans Dry Up at Crucial Time for Businesses
Nov. 3, 2008 Kerry, Schumer Urge SBA to Help Small Firms
Oct. 29, 2008 Kerry, Snowe Promote Best Practices for Entrepreneurs
Oct. 23, 2008 Kerry Response to the Failure of the Administration to Meet its Small Business Goal
Oct. 21, 2008 GAO Report Says More Needed to Fix Failed Bush Policies
Oct. 20, 2008 Kerry Urges Bush to Help America's Small Businesses
Oct. 2, 2008 Report of the SBA Inspector General
Oct. 1, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 25, 2008 Statement of Senator John F. Kerry on the Small Business Lending Market Stabilization Act
Sept. 25, 2008 Letter to Ed Schafer, Secretary of Agriculture, Re: Revisit COOL Rule
Sept. 25, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 25, 2008 Kerry Initiative Helps Main Street, Small Businesses
Sept. 24, 2008 Letter to Sandy Baruah, Acting Administrator of the Small Business Administration, Re: Low-Interest Loans For Iowans Affected By Natural Disasters
Sept. 11, 2008 Small Business: Kerry Addresses the Hurdles for Underserved Entrepreneurs
Aug. 11, 2008 Kerry Calls for a Stronger Response to the Credit Crunch
July 31, 2008 Kerry's Small Business Innovation Research Bill Passes Senate Committee
July 30, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship on
July 29, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2008 Kerry Holds SBA Accountable for Disadvantaged Business Fraud
July 11, 2008 $107 Million Budget Increase for SBA, Small Business Programs Passes Committee
June 25, 2008 Kerry on Baruah Nomination for Small Business Administration
June 12, 2008 Letter to Chairman Nancy Nord, US Consumer Product Safety Commission
May 15, 2008 Temporary Extension of Programs Under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958
May 12, 2008 Kerry, Snowe Call on Bush Administration to Improve Lender Oversight
May 12, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Steven C. Preston, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
May 5, 2008 Kerry Calls for Action to Help Small Businesses Facing Credit Crunch
April 23, 2008 Democrats Highlight Big Wins for Small Businesses During National Small Business Week
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