Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

July 29th, 2014 → 2:03 pm @

WASHINGTON Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack “Obamacare,” a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.


Glazier says Congress needs to avoid Sequestration cuts

February 20th, 2013 → 9:54 pm @

North Carolina's U.S. representatives need to block a federal budget cut scheduled to take effect March 1, say state Rep. Rick Glazier of Fayetteville and a public policy group.


Small Business to Washington: Reduce the Debt

February 6th, 2013 → 10:54 am @

Congress's top priority should be reducing the national deficit, according to entrepreneurs.


Thriving Colorado gun industry ponders future at annual trade show

January 21st, 2013 → 9:49 am @

This year's SHOT Show had a particular sense of urgency for local business owners who are wondering whether recent mass shootings in Aurora and Newtown, Conn., will lead Congress or state legislators to strengthen gun laws — and significantly chan…


Business Provisions in the Fiscal Cliff Deal

January 11th, 2013 → 10:17 am @

Congress finally nailed down tax law changes for 2013 and small business owners s have some reason to celebrate the fiscal cliff deal. The last-minute legislation includes provisions that small businesses should take advantage of.


Taxes for online shopping gaining support in states, Congress

July 9th, 2012 → 12:26 pm @

Online shopping in some states is about to become more expensive.


Good brand key to SMEs competing globally

July 4th, 2012 → 10:21 pm @

Speaking at the fourth Malaysia SME Congress here, he urged local business owners to apply for certification by the National Mark of the Malaysian Brand, which would lead to the growth of your business and ultimately bring about a positive impact to ou…


As Economic Headwinds Pick Up, Employers Lie Low

June 8th, 2012 → 3:16 pm @

After a robust start to the year, job growth in the U.S. has slowed. Many employers want to add more workers, but they say uncertainty about how Congress will handle the nation's fiscal crisis and financial troubles in Europe have left them relucta…


Four Republicans seek Senate seat

May 1st, 2012 → 6:01 pm @

With N.C. Sen. David Rouzer running for Congress and his district drastically redrawn, the District 12 Senate seat is up for grabs. Four Republicans all of them from Harnett County will square off in the May 8 primary.


Scott Gerber: What I Told Congress to Do to Help Entrepreneurs

April 30th, 2012 → 4:39 pm @

Youth employment is at a 60-year low. Student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion. The Young Entrepreneur Council has been working diligently to develop young American entrepreneurs because entrepreneurship is a viable, practical solution to youth un- …