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SBA’s Contreras-Sweet Talks About Economy With Houston Entrepreneurs

Contreras-Sweet was one of more than a dozen cabinet heads touring the country to promote President Obama’s goals for the final year of his administration.



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Maria Contreras-Sweet is the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration and a member of President Barack Obama's cabinet.

She came to Houston on Wednesday to try to build support for goals the president outlined in his final State of the Union message.

News 88.7 Business Reporter Andrew Schneider sat down with Contreras-Sweet shortly before she addressed a town hall meeting with entrepreneurs at Houston Community College. You can listen to the full interview above.

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
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Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew Schneider is the senior reporter for politics and government at Houston Public Media, NPR's affiliate station in Houston, Texas. In this capacity, he heads the station's coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments...

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