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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2013

Small business weekly: Ongoing shutdown packs several punches for Main Street

A review of the biggest small business stories this week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, shutdown, congress, president obama, startups, economy

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Small business weekly: On Main Street, more mixed signals for Obamacare

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  11:31 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, health care, congress, business, startups

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Small business weekly: Senate approves immigration bill, House considers health-care changes

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, business, immigration, senate, congress, obama, politics

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Small business weekly: On immigration and capital formation, regulatory delays stifling entrepreneurs

A review of the biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:00 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, politics, immigration, jobs act, congress

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Opinion: On its own, E-Verify places too heavy a burden on small businesses

Three employers explain why the system should be mandated only if part of a broader immigration deal.

By David Borris, Cristina McNeil and ReShonda Young  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, business, e-verify, politics, congress, gang of eight

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Small business weekly: Internet sales tax, increased lending and immigration controversy

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, economy, business, congress

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Small business weekly: STEM scrutiny, sales tax and smartphone breathalyzers

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, business, economy, hiring, startups, congress

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Small business weekly: Cannons, crowdfunding and the central bank

A review of the biggest small business and start-up stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, economy, health care, hiring, congress, politics

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Small business weekly: Bold accusations, tax proposals and an Alzheimer’s predictor

A review of the biggest small business and start-up stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, economy, congress, hiring

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Opinion: Congress must start considering the return on investment for every government expenditure

By Ted Kissel  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, budget, congress, economy, recession

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Opinion: Congress should employ basic small business principles to help balance the budget

One entrepreneur suggests a few small business principles that could help policy makers in Washington.

By Michelle Benjamin  |  07:20 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, business advice, budget, congress, debt, economy

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Opinion: Washington’s immigration solutions must address shortage of computer developers, engineers

A number of founders explain why their young firms are in desperate need of immigration reform.

By Shane Snow  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, jobs, economy, start-ups, talent, congress

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Get started: On the edge of the fiscal cliff, a fall could pit big firms against small businesses

Our daily blend of news, tips and trends for start-ups and small businesses.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:30 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, tax cliff, taxes, congress, obama, boehner, biden, economy

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Opinion: Why a tax credit for small businesses goes underused — and what Congress can do about it

One expert explains why many small firms miss this opportunity and what Congress can do about it.

By Dean Zerbe  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, tax credits, congress, economy, taxes, research