Tag Archive: President Obama

Small Business as Usual? Effects of a Government Shutdown

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by Jake Barnett A looming federal government shutdown has been put off for at least two weeks because of a continuing resolution passed by Congress yesterday. However, the budget is only good until… Continue reading

Week in Review

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This week’s rundown of top stories in small business and microfinance, from a local, national, and international perspective: State of Small Business Small Businesses Weigh Recovery Act – Wall Street Journal Tax Hearing… Continue reading

Week in Review

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This week’s rundown of top stories in small business and microfinance, from a local, national, and international perspective: Chicago Small Business News Sweet times for Chicago food trucks – Medill Buy Local Campaigns… Continue reading

Small Businesses Pay Unfair Share of Regulations

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by Jake Barnett On Monday President Obama wrote an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal which announced an executive order instructing federal agencies to conduct a government-wide review of current regulations. In… Continue reading

Small Business Bill Faces Tough Route in Senate

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Although the Small Business Lending Bill has received backing from organizations supporting few of President Obama’s other policy initiatives, such as the National Federation of Independent Business, the bill continues to face an… Continue reading