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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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  • To spur job creation, bring on supply-side economics

     To spur job creation, bring on supply-side economics
    The Congressional Budget Office says unemployment won't drop to 5.5% — the benchmark for "full employment" — until 2024. That implies a 15-year recovery from the Great Recession (which officially ended in June 2009, when the economy started...
  • Tinley Park electrical savings with alternative supplier may shrink

    Tinley Park electrical savings with alternative supplier may shrink
    As Tinley Park approaches the end of its two-year electricity contract with an alternative electricity supplier, Trustee Tom Staunton is cautioning residents and small business owners to lower their expectations for savings in the coming year....
  • After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement

    After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement
    WASHINGTON — By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the tea party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. Supporters in Congress failed to block bipartisan deals to increase government spending and raise the debt ceiling....
  • A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]

    A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]
    Earlier this General Assembly session, we joined together to announce a transformational economic development commission, a part of a joint economic development agenda that builds on the strategic investments Gov. Martin O'Malley and the legislature...
  • Fresh from primary win, Rauner faces strategic move by Madigan

     Fresh from primary win, Rauner faces strategic move by Madigan
    Bruce Rauner dispatched three veteran Republicans to win the party's nomination for governor, but as he looked ahead to the general election campaign, the first-time office seeker was quickly confronted by a formidable Democratic opponent — and it...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Get Help to Start or Grow Your Small Business

    AARP Connecticut is teaming up with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), to host an "encore entrepreneur" workshop in Danbury on April 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. as part of National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month. The workshop takes place at Union...
  • 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...
  • Poonam Gupta-Krishnan, founder of Iyka Enterprises

    Poonam Gupta-Krishnan, founder of Iyka Enterprises
    Poonam Gupta-Krishnan's parents weren't planning to send her to school in her hometown of Kanpur, India. It's just the way it was. She was the third child in a household with two older brothers, limited funds and busy parents — mom "a housewife" and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Northeast Region's Hydrogen And Fuel Cell Industry To Be Showcased At Technology Show

    The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC), administered by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), is partnering with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) to showcase the region'...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Get Help To Start Or Grow Your Small Business

    AARP Connecticut is teaming up with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), to host an "encore entrepreneur" workshop in Hartford on April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. as part of National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month. The workshop takes place at Hartford...
  • Virginia marketplace plans bring relief, access to health care

    Virginia marketplace plans bring relief, access to health care
    His throat and neck reddened and raw from seven weeks of radiation for stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma of the throat and jaw, Paul M. Popadak faces medical bills that have topped $100,000 since his October 2013 diagnosis. To date, his insurance has paid...