Karen Mills To Step Down As Head Of SBA

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 8:27 PM EST) -- Karen Mills, who has led the Small Business Administration since the start of the Obama administration and overseen several reforms of the government's small-business contracting policies, plans to leave her position soon, she announced Monday.

During Mills' tenure, the SBA has taken a tougher approach to scrutinizing small-business contracts for fraud and abuse, while increasing the number of contracts awarded to small businesses and moving to speed up payments to small contractors. Over the past three years, small businesses have been awarded more than $286.3 billion...
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