SBA State of Region to be streamed online

Cassius Butts, regional administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will present the 2016 SBA State of the Region Address on Tuesday from Morehouse College.

The address also will be available via live stream at beginning at 8 a.m.

He will highlight the record-breaking accomplishments for small business and the SBA for this past year, including the $5.5 billion in SBA-backed lending in the Southeast region.

The address will present successes and new data from Region IV of the SBA that includes Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

A discussion on Ensuring Entrepreneurship in the New Economy will follow the address.