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Laurel small business owner has White House meeting on shutdown
Laurel small business owner has White House meeting on shutdown

As owner of the Laurel production company Breasia Studios, Jamal Lee has worked with award-winning musicians, large corporations and major film studios. On Friday, he met with another notable client: President Barack Obama. Lee was one of nine small business owners from across the country that met with Obama to discuss the economic impact of the federal government shutdown. According to a White House press release, the meeting was also attended by Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling and Jeanne Hulit, Acting Administrator for the Small Business Administration. “The meeting was exceptional.” Lee said. “I believe [Obama’s]...

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