| May 2, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
| Apr 26, 2014
Re “To not nix pix, state must use tax trix,” Editorial, April 21
You fail to explain why you are singling out the film and TV industry for special tax treatment when there are countless other businesses providing equally good jobs in need of...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:39 AM
A Central Florida startup investor is aiming at a core industry here: travel.
Lake Wales resident Matt Zito successfully launched and sold two travel-related companies. Then he became an advisor and a consultant. Now he is launching a service called...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Longtime Herbalife Ltd. critic Bill Ackman leveled new allegations against the company, saying training programs for its prospective sales people are misleading and violate labor laws.
But investors seemed unimpressed, driving shares of the Los...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Small-business owners were less optimistic about the economy last month despite reporting their best job creation plans since 2007, according to a leading private survey released Tuesday.
The optimism index from the National Federation of Independent...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Reducing impact on bay
The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The Republican-controlled House voted Friday to permanently extend and expand an expired business tax credit for research and development expenses, defying a veto threat from the White House over the bill's $156-billion cost.
There is broad bipartisan...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Maria Contreras-Sweet, who assumed the reins as head of the U.S. Small Business Administration five months ago, stopped in downtown Los Angeles this week during a West Coast tour to discuss micro-lending, immigrant entrepreneurship and access to capital....
| May 27, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Americans have a dim view of big business, saying in a new poll that large U.S. corporations are much better at creating good jobs in foreign countries than at home.
Results of a Gallup survey released Tuesday showed respondents have more confidence...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The price of employer health insurance rose a modest 3% this year, a major survey shows, but workers will be paying more when they get sick as deductibles soar.
Annual insurance premiums for families increased 3%, on average, to $16,834, according to...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Amended plans for a mixed-use development in the former Ben Franklin store have been approved by the Palos Heights City Council.
The council did not discuss the plans last week before voting, but Michael Coogan, owner of Brigid Capital Investments and...