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[28 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

 
Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Autobiography documents young girl’s life of slavery
and her inspiration to overcome it
 
The Laredo Public Library is continuing its tradition of bringing in amazing authors with powerful stories at lectures for the community and the next author will not disappoint.  Author of The Road of Lost Innocence, Somaly Mam, will be at the Laredo Public Library HEB Multi-Purpose Room on Saturday, October 9, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., where she will speak about her experience, talk to attendees and sign books.  The book is her true …

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[28 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Small Business Jobs Bill to Bring Immediate Relief to Texas

Courtesy Lesley Lopez,
Bill signed into law focuses on tax breaks, small business support to spur job creation
Washington D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that a $30 billion-lending fund to increase lending to small businesses became law yesterday.  The legislation also contains nearly $12 billion in tax cuts for small businesses.
The $30 billion in funds, administered by the Treasury Department, will be distributed to neighborhood and community banks who can make new loans to small businesses with incentives such as loan limit increases and loan guarantee extensions for loan programs. …