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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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  • Newport News businessman receives SBA honor

    Newport News businessman receives SBA honor
    The U.S. Small Business Administration Richmond District Office recognized Devon Henry, the President and CEO of Team Henry Enterprises LLC as the Small Business Person of the Year, according to a recent news release. The SBA Richmond Office held...
  • Export-Import Bank's survival is on the line

    As lawmakers in Washington wrestle over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Milwaukee businessman Bill Maxon has no question where he stands on the issue. Maxon runs a small company with about 30 employees that makes machines used in mixing and...
  • Lombard votes to keep video gambling ban

    Lombard votes to keep video gambling ban
    The people of Lombard spoke and their elected officials heard them, as all but one trustee voted last Thursday to keep in place the village's ban on video gambling. "To the people of Lombard, you made clear that you didn't want video gambling and the...
  • Foley, McKinney In Polite First Face-Off On The Issues

     Foley, McKinney In Polite First Face-Off On The Issues
    ROCKY HILL — Republican gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley and John McKinney squared off here Thursday night in their first face-to-face debate of the primary season — sharply criticizing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and avoiding any direct...
  • Some Japan lawmakers seek U-turn in regulation of moneylenders

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Four years after Japan tightened rules on the consumer finance industry - and wiped out thousands of non-bank moneylenders - some lawmakers in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party want to shift back to deregulation, arguing this would...
  • 5 keys to taking a small business global

    It's no easy task to juggle a workforce across five countries. Especially when they're as varied as China, India, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. But for small-business owner David Moore of Phantom Consulting, running a global...
  • Regulating e-cigarettes requires a balancing act [Commentary]

    Regulating e-cigarettes requires a balancing act [Commentary]
    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General's report on the harms of smoking, which launched anti-tobacco public health efforts that have saved an estimated 8 million American lives. We are today a far more educated public when it...
  • A higher minimum wage will help Chicago's neighborhoods

    A higher minimum wage will help Chicago's neighborhoods
    The discussions about the fiscal future of Chicago have forgotten the neighborhoods and the people. I believe we need to address one simple fact: Most people who worked hard and played by the rules do not have enough money to live healthy, productive...
  • Outside Opinion: $15 minimum wage would hurt mom-and-pop businesses

    Outside Opinion: $15 minimum wage would hurt mom-and-pop businesses
    Chicago aldermen have proposed gradually raising the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour, and then later increasing it according to the cost of living. And in November, Illinois voters may be asked in an advisory referendum whether they support raising the...
  • Des Plaines debates electrical aggregation referendum

    Des Plaines debates electrical aggregation referendum
    The Des Plaines City Council debated recently whether residents and small-business owners would be interested in allowing city officials to negotiate a potentially lower monthly electric bill on their behalf. Illinois law allows municipalities and...
  • Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary

    Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary
    Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats. Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...