Chairman Xavier Becerra On Swearing-In Of SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

April 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after witnessing the ceremonial swearing-in of Maria Contreras-Sweet as Administrator of the Small Business Administration:

“As the newest member of the President’s cabinet, Maria Contreras-Sweet is the right person to help small businesses across America grow and thrive. Maria’s story is a classic American success story – she knows the hard work and determination it takes to build a business from the ground up. Through her longstanding work to support women-owned and family-owned businesses in California, she understands the resources small businesses need to succeed. She will be an indispensable advocate in making sure entrepreneurs have those opportunities to achieve their dreams.”