Monthly Archives: October 2010

While You Were Working - October 28, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Wall Street Journal: There They Went Again New York Times: Obama Coalition is Fraying, Poll Finds The Hill: Labor Helps Key Senate Dems, Abandons [...]
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A “Torrent” of Regulation, Courtesy of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave

Just in time for the midterm elections, the folks over at The Foundry are back with the latest installment of Red Tape Rising. The new report (aptly subtitled, Obama’s Torrent of New Regulation) reveals that in fiscal year 2010, “an unprecedented 43 major new regulations were imposed by Washington.”  According to the agencies issuing the regulations, the cost [...]
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While You Were Working - October 26, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: New York Times: Democrats Look to Clout of Unions as Vote Nears Politico: Labor Holds Nose, Backs Former Foes Dallas Morning News: Texas Right [...]
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Size of Government Could Be Pivotal Election Issue

… according to Gallup.
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Government-Employee Union Called Massively Corrupt

Our friends over at Chamberpost.com have this: “AFSCME is quite possibly the most corrupt organization in the U.S.” Only, it’s not the Chamber that’s making that charge — it’s one of AFSCME’s own members, who adds in a comment to their website: It would seem that AFSCME leadership isn’t smart enough to figure out that [...]
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While You Were Working - October 22, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Washington Times: Declaring War on the Regulatory State Shopfloor (Blog): It’s the People Critiquing the Ever-Expanding Regulatory State The Hill: GOP Worried Obama May [...]
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While You Were Working - October 20, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Reuters: 1099 Tax Rule May Bring Big Pain to Small Business Shopfloor (Blog): OSHA Tone Deaf to Rising Regulatory Costs Politico: EPA in the [...]
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Seeds Of Next Recession: Already Planted?

That’s according to one CEO: “The seeds of the next recession have already been planted. The debt burden accumulated over the next ten years will sink us. And a decision will get made… one of two ways. One way is to do it now, proactively, and thoughtfully. The second way is to wait until the [...]
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“Unions are desperate for a tax-paid pension bailout”

As a follow-up to the article we pointed out yesterday, The Washington Examiner’s Mark Hemingway writes: When it comes to accounting, the devil is in the details. A new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) rule taking effect in December requires greater transparency for union pension plans and threatens to bankrupt organized labor. In order to [...]
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While You Were Working - October 18, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Wall Street Journal: Democrats Pin Midterm Hopes on a Bruised Obama The Hill: With Solid Fundraising, GOP Looks to Stretch House Field Even Further [...]
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