The earthquake that devastated so much of Japan last month did not leave the United States untouched. Areas of Hawaii and California were damaged enough to trigger a federal response. One agency responding is the Small Business Administration. It is on the scene to help small business owners get the loans they need to rebuild. James Rivera, the SBA’s associate administrator for the Office of Disaster Assistance, joined the Federal Drive with details
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.