On Saturday, March 29, 2008, the sunherald.com ran an op-ed by American Small Business League (ASBL) President Lloyd Chapman regarding the diversion of federal small business contracts to large corporations. In the piece, Mr. Chapman states:
"Today, small businesses representing hundreds of different industries across America are unknowingly competing head-to-head with Fortune 500 corporations and multibillion-dollar European conglomerates for even the smallest federal contracts.
In fact, the American Small Business League estimates that more than $60 billion a year in federal small-business contracts are diverted from legitimate small businesses to large corporations."
To read more, please click on the following link: http://www.sunherald.com/205/story/456326.html