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Hi everyone! I haven't posted for a while because it seemed like we made ourselves heard that the Stimulus Package should include support for locally owned businesses. Please let me make an announcement that is slightly off-topic but related: the ABA has…Read More

Stimulus Act to Help Small Businesses With Loans, from today's Bookselling This Week

Feb 19, 2009 On Tuesday, February 17, in Denver, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law. Importantly for booksellers, the bill, which had been approved by Congress on Friday, February 13, includes key provisions…Read More

looks like we got it!

hi everyone, i'm not completely sure about the details yet, but i understand from ABA President Gayle Shanks that we got what we needed from the stimulus package! this is really good news. by "what we needed", i mean most or all of those measures outlined…Read More

ABA President Gayle Shanks Urges Congress to Support Small Businesses

February 9, 2009 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House U.S. House of Representatives H232, U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable John Boehner Republican Leader U.S. House of Representatives H204, U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20515 The…Read More

They will vote this week

Hello all, Some of you have already heard this, but there are so many new members now. Thanks for joining this cause! It looks like Congress is going to try to hammer out a deal over the Stimulus package this week, maybe even by Tuesday. It's super…Read More

Don't forget to send off this letter to your Senator and Congressperson! Must be done while the debate is still going.

[DATE] Dear [SENATOR][REPRESENTATIVE] [LAST NAME]: As a constituent in [STATE NAME], I am calling on you to support the small business provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Small businesses, which are the backbone of the American…Read More

please invite more members and write letters!

Hi, and thanks for joining! Please do two things: 1) Invite more people to join this cause, because this is urgent right now. 2) If you haven't already, please write a letter, email, or call your representatives in Congress. There is a sample letter on the…Read More
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