Archive for June 19th, 2015

  • Original Article: DailyPress The outlook for Davis Interiors was anything but rosy when Rep. Bobby Scott visited in 2013. The family-owned, small defense contractor was struggling to recover from federal budget cuts and a brief government shutdown. At its lowest point, the company had to lay off nearly a third of its 30 employees. Those who stayed didn’t always get a full 40-hour week. Last week, the Newport News Democrat returned to the site along Azalea Garden Road and found business humming again, thanks in part to a congressional deal in late 2013 that provided two-year relief from defense cuts. […]

    Small Business Success Story: Overcoming Effects of Sequestration as a Small Business

    Original Article: DailyPress The outlook for Davis Interiors was anything but rosy when Rep. Bobby Scott visited in 2013. The family-owned, small defense contractor was struggling to recover from federal budget cuts and a brief government shutdown. At its lowest point, the company had to lay off nearly a third of its 30 employees. Those who stayed didn’t always get a full 40-hour week. Last week, the Newport News Democrat returned to the site along Azalea Garden Road and found business humming again, thanks in part to a congressional deal in late 2013 that provided two-year relief from defense cuts. […]

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