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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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  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYJULY 12 COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY will host a "First Time Home Buyer's Seminar," 8:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Hospital, second floor auditorium, 421 W. Chew St., Allentown. Learn about preparing for home ownership,...
  • Governor Tells Amistad America To Send Ship To Sailfest in New London

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Thursday to Amistad America, urging the financially troubled organization to bring the ship to Sailfest in New London this weekend or face the prospect of losing its nearly $400,000 in annual state funding. Malloy's...
  • Texas microlender steps up for entrepreneurs

    DALLAS Kimberly May credits microlender Accion Texas with rescuing her roofing business in 2007. Three days after Bank of America approved a $40,000 line of credit, the bank rescinded it. But by then, May had ordered materials for upcoming projects and...
  • The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues

    The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues
    Ian Toner, an architect in Philadelphia, recently went to city offices for a permit to build a stoop for a client's home. The city, he learned, had just imposed new requirements: he would have to get maps from gas, electric, water and other utilities to...
  • Stop griping and get a grip [Commentary]

    Stop griping and get a grip [Commentary]
    I came of age in 1980, just as the women's movement hit its full stride, and those were the days. At my first real job I had sign that read: "Women have to do twice as much to be thought of half as good as men; luckily, this is not difficult." Unlike...
  • Supports Republican-Endorsed Bacchiochi

    The Republican state primary on Aug. 12 offers the party's voters a clear choice for victory in the Nov. 4 elections. The party-endorsed candidate for lieutenant governor is state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi. As a state representative, Bacchiochi crafted...
  • Lazy summer days are a time to recharge

    As the temperature rises and the day lengthens, summer slowdown creeps into almost every workplace. But this summer, a growing number of professionals are strategically using the downtime to rebalance. Experts estimate that when vacation mindset seeps...
  • ex-Del. Watson now working with state Chamber

    Former Del. Mike Watson, R-Williamsburg, is now working with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce to promote small business policies in the legislature. Colleague Rusty Carter reports. Watson will be coordinator of the chamber's Small Business Subcommittee....
  • Small-business optimism drops despite upbeat hiring plans

    Small-business optimism drops despite upbeat hiring plans
    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...
  • Democrat Crist picks running mate for Florida governor race

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Democrat Charlie Crist picked Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, a South Florida Hispanic, as his running mate for the Florida gubernatorial race in November. Born in Colombia to an American father and Colombian mother, Taddeo-Goldstein, 47,...
  • Wooden Criticizes Coleman For Newsletter Mailing

    HARTFORD — City Council President Shawn Wooden charged Wednesday that state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-2nd District, improperly used a taxpayer-funded newsletter for political purposes. Wooden is challenging Coleman in an Aug. 12 primary. The 2nd...