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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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  • Filmmaker produces video tribute to Tinker Field

    A professional video producer and filmmaker has made a video tribute to Tinker Field, the historic Orlando ballpark threatened with demolition. In "Tinker Field: A Love Story," Orlando-area native Scott W. Smith shares his own memories of Tinker as a...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: ACA providing Americans with health care they need

    Late last year I was contacted by one of my constituents, Martin West. A small business owner and moderate Republican, Martin wanted me to know that despite his party affiliation, he and his wife Melinda were grateful for the Affordable Care Act....
  • Businesses urged to create "digital storefront"

    Businesses urged to create "digital storefront"
    When the economy gets rough, Kelly Lafferman noted, there’s a trend among many businesses to look at marketing as a luxury, not a necessity. And as those companies ponder possible cuts, they often turn to their marketing expenses for a spot on the...
  • Chinese firm may lose bus contract with Long Beach

    Chinese firm may lose bus contract with Long Beach
    Chinese automaker Build Your Dreams is close to losing a $12-million contract to deliver a fleet of electric buses to Long Beach Transit, a deal the company hoped would jump-start its U.S. operations. Federal transit officials said that BYD violated...
  • The importance of signing up [Commentary]

    The importance of signing up [Commentary]
    Since Oct. 1, the Affordable Care Act has provided full health care coverage to over 230,000 Marylanders who previously had either no health insurance or low quality or unaffordable coverage. This is a tremendous public health success for our state. Yes,...
  • Toll lane opponent named Woman of the Year

    Toll lane opponent named Woman of the Year
    Diana Carey, who fought against an unpopular proposal to add toll lanes to the 405 Freeway in Orange County, has been named the 2014 Woman of the Year for state Assembly District 74. Carey, a Westminster councilwoman and the I-405 Freeway Corridor...
  • More cell phone savings, free Internet from AT&T

    More cell phone savings, free Internet from AT&T
    The wireless wars continue. That's wonderful, because as long as carriers keep fighting for your business, you'll keep saving big bucks. Last month, T-Mobile and AT&T offered savings on family plans. SprintĀ and VerizonĀ the largest carrier, have...
  • L.A.'s Contreras-Sweet confirmed to head Small Business Administration

     L.A.'s Contreras-Sweet confirmed to head Small Business Administration
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Thursday confirmed Maria Contreras-Sweet, a former California official who founded a Los Angeles community bank, to head the federal Small Business Administration. Contreras-Sweet was approved on a voice vote to the Cabinet...
  • Sen. Mark Warner pushes for reforms to Affordable Care Act

    Sen. Mark Warner pushes for reforms to Affordable Care Act
    The Affordable Care Act needs another option for people who say the premiums of its Gold, Silver and Bronze plans are too high, Sen. Mark Warner says. And, he adds, its size cut-off for businesses that are supposed to offer coverage needs to be reset....
  • Minimum Wage Boost Wins Senate And House Approval

    Minimum Wage Boost Wins Senate And House Approval
    HARTFORD — The state's minimum wage will increase to $10.10 per hour by 2017 under a controversial bill approved Wednesday by both the state Senate and the House of Representatives on largely party line votes. The Senate passed the measure by 21...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...