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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • GOP candidates take aim at Democrats

    GOP candidates take aim at Democrats
    In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....
  • Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election

    Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election
    Election polls are set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m. with two Glendale-specific items on the ballot, along with the statewide primary races for California governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other state and Los Angeles...
  • On the gulf oil spill, BP moves to prolong the courtroom agony

    Running true to form, BP announced today that it will continue its effort to undermine a legal settlement the company itself helped craft by taking its campaign to the Supreme Court. To be precise, BP will appeal rulings from the Fifth Circuit Court...
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  • In L.A. County supervisor campaigns, spending is likely to soar

    In L.A. County supervisor campaigns, spending is likely to soar
    Candidates competing for two rare open seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have raised a combined $4.6 million in advance of Tuesday's primary election, and analysts say spending will likely spiral much higher in coming months, as at...
  • Uber to file long appeal of Maryland proposal to regulate it as taxi operator

    Uber to file long appeal of Maryland proposal to regulate it as taxi operator
    Uber Technologies still has a lot to say about the Maryland Public Service Commission's plan to regulate it and other popular rideshare companies as taxi operators — and the regulating agency will hear the company out. Uber, which has said it...
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  • Brown ad offers feel-good generalities on economy

    Brown ad offers feel-good generalities on economy
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign calls his new 30-second television spot "Not About the Numbers." The ad lives up to its title by offering no statistics, just broad generalities about Maryland's economy. What the ad says: The ad opens with a shot of...
  • Cubs' challenge to rooftop owners long overdue

    Cubs' challenge to rooftop owners long overdue
    Desperate times call for desperate measures, so Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts found himself standing next to a batter's tee and taking a swing at assertiveness while cameras rolled. The awkward image of Ricketts in the Cubs' primitive clubhouse intended to...
  • Candidates for governor differ on economic plans

    Candidates for governor differ on economic plans
    As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the aftermath of the recession, the three Democrats vying to be the next governor each developed distinct — and detailed — plans for how to improve...
  • Kiva Zip microlending program hopes to be the Lyft or AirBnB of finance

    Kiva Zip microlending program hopes to be the Lyft or AirBnB of finance
    Microlending nonprofit Kiva.org hopes to do for small-business financing in Los Angeles what Lyft has done for transportation and AirBnB has done for lodging – take it to the people. The organization is partnering with the city of Los Angeles on...