It often seems no matter where you go, policy makers are praising the economic contribution of small businesses and pledging to build an even stronger Main Street. But the degree to which they follow through on that promise varies widely … Continue reading
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Jody Manor has run a small cafe and catering company for nearly three decades in Old Town Alexandria, only a few blocks from where he was born. Six years ago he purchased an adjoining building, and more recently he started … Continue reading
The White House on Tuesday repeated its desire for a new round of economic stimulus, highlighting a previous proposal to spend more than $ 25 billion to offer tax breaks to companies to hire workers or pay them higher salaries. Read … Continue reading
While California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996, today, 18 states and the District of Columbia have such laws on their books.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major U.S. businesses are plunging into the Washington tax policy debate now that the elections are over and some are in an awkward position after betting heavily on Mitt Romney.
(Reuters) – Hurricane Sandy, a mammoth storm menacing the East Coast, took aim at the most densely populated U.S. region on Monday, forcing hundreds of thousands to seek higher ground, halting public transport and closing schools, businesses and government departments.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Economic growth accelerated in the third quarter as a last minute spurt in consumer spending and a surprise turnaround in government outlays offset the first cutback in business investment in more than a year.
Bob Laszewski, a former insurance executive, has taken a look at how small businesses might dodge a number of the health law’s (potentially expensive) mandates: They could self-insure. This is going to get wonky for a minute, but stick … Continue reading