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By admin | Published: March 12, 2013
It would be easy to attack a legislator’s budget because budgets are the manifestation of stating priorities. So, every special interest can trot out dire warnings of cutting Social Security, Medicare, or the local dog catcher. So it is that today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has taken the important step in leading by [...]
By admin | Published: February 12, 2013
Tonight marks the annual State of the Union speech by the President to Congress and the rest of his fellow citizens. Certainly, America remains a strong, proud nation thanks to the ambition and hard work of its people and the free enterprise system that allows them to thrive. Unfortunately, the President’s administration is making it [...]
By admin | Published: January 31, 2013
The House Committee on Small Business has just launched a helpful tool for entrepreneurs to track and take action on a slew of regulations that will impact their lives. Check it out! And be sure to take the opportunity to comment with the various agencies so your voice is heard. We may not win every [...]
By admin | Published: January 25, 2013
While it's pervasive and popular to simply subscribe to "a pox on both your houses" as a view of the national landscape, it is clear that the direction set at the top is not one that is working for small business owners.
By admin | Published: January 21, 2013
High energy prices. A slow and sluggish economy. A relatively unpopular president. It’s like America is enduring the second and third terms for Jimmy Carter. As the inauguration takes place in Washington, D.C. today, Gallup has this helpful reminder: “President Barack Obama averaged 49.1% job approval during his first term in office, among the lowest [...]
By admin | Published: January 11, 2013
Even though the “Fiscal Cliff” passed out of the news recently, there is another cliff America approaches: the likelihood of reduced spending and hiring by small business, which is feeling the pressure of a bad economy and the sinking feeling that help is not on the way from Washington, D.C. HTA spokesman Brett McMahon has [...]
By admin | Published: December 31, 2012
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By admin | Published: December 13, 2012
Becoming the 24th such state, Michigan leaders from the legislature and Governor have made Michigan a Right To Work state, which allows employees the freedom to keep their job regardless of whether they pay union dues (the union still bargains and collects fees from employees where it is present). Help us celebrate this important step [...]
By admin | Published: December 4, 2012
A new video from BankruptingAmerica interviews a commercial construction owner in Pennsylvania. It’s worth a watch!