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Luetkemeyer: Another Inspector General Report Confirms: The SBA’s EIDL Program is Wrought with Potential Fraud

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) issued the following statement on the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Inspector General report highlighting potentially fraudulent activity within the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applications: “Fraud has been a continuing theme for the SBA’s EIDL program. The SBA is not outfitted with the necessary…

Biden's SBA continues to fail small businesses with fraud, delays, and mismanagement

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This joint op-ed by House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer originally appeared in Fox Business. If the past year and a half has shown us anything, it is that Democrats cannot govern effectively or responsibly. Their ill-advised agenda of reckless spending and radical policymaking has left American families and small businesses at a…

House Passes Seven Bipartisan Small Business Committee Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives considered seven Small Business Committee bills. All seven bills were favorably reported out of Committee in May and passed Wednesday with bipartisan support. Below are the seven bills: H.R. 7352 – The PPP and Bank Fraud Enforcement Harmonization Act of 2022 – sponsored by Chairwoman Velazquez and Ranking Member…

Luetkemeyer: SBA Lacks Adequate Structure and Roles to Manage Unprecedented Fraud

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) issued the following statement in response to the recent Small Business Administration Office of Inspector General’s report on the fraud and mismanagement in the SBA’s programs: “The rampant fraud and mismanagement in the SBA’s programs have been an ongoing subject of concern for Committee Republicans. For months, I have been…