On Small Business: politics


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 10:30 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Opinion: At two-month mark, sequestration’s toll on small businesses only beginning

Small business owners will start to feel the effects of the government cuts in the coming months.

By Fred Graziano  |  10:30 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, sequestration, business, government, politics

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 06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Obama consults small business owners on tax policy, fiscal cliff negotiations

The president sat down with employers to discuss his tax policies and their recommendations for avoiding the fiscal cliff.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, president obama, fiscal cliff, taxes, economy, politics

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Solopreneurs, freelancers hoping for more help from the election winner

The number of workers opting for self-employment is rising, but they face unique challenges that aren’t being addressed in Washington.

By Shane Snow  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, election, politics, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Small business advice: When and how to take your company global

Going global poses hidden challenges.

By J.D. Harrison  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  exports, small buisness, barack obama, mitt romney, election, politics

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Entrepreneurs to elected officials: Here’s how you improve our access to capital

The JOBS Act might make the fundraising process more efficient for new businesses, but here’s what else elected officials can do to help.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:45 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, politics, campaign, election

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Do tax rates really matter to start-ups?

Entrepreneurs dispute the significance of tax rates and which changes would spur growth and hiring by young companies.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, election, politics, small business, entrepreneurs

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Business owners urge ‘constructive passion’ as politics enters the workplace

Promote voting, not a candidate.

By Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, politics, advice, election, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Small business owners forced to walk a political tightrope around employees

Small business owners should educate their employees but remain neutral about the candidates.

By Gloria Berthold Larkin  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, advice, politics, election

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Opinion: Keep political views to yourself at work

Save those debates for other settings.

By Shrita Sterlin  |  02:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, politics, election

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Study: Shortage of skilled workers vastly overstated

New research challenges calls for easier immigration paths for highly skilled, foreign-born workers and entrepreneurs.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, politics, entrepreneurs

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Romney leads, but Obama gains in new small business poll

Mitt Romney still leads, but the president is closing the gap among small business voters.

By J.D. Harrison  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, barack obama, mitt romney, election, politics

Posted at 10:40 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Small businesses front and center in the presidential debate

Right from the opening statements, Obama and Romney battled repeatedly over which policies benefit small business owners.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:40 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, debate, politics

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Small business lessons pulled from Romney’s ‘47 percent’ fiasco

Business owner suggests a few crisis-management tips that could help the Republican candidate.

By Shrita Sterlin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, mitt romney, politics