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Small Business Bill Heads To Obama

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Despite warnings that less government oversight might mean more investment scams, Congress on Tuesday sent President Barack Obama l...

Contracting Reform Bill Will Trump Obama Jobs Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

It does not make sense to give billions of dollars a year in federal small business contracts to corporate giants, and then turn around and try lending billions of dollars to small businesses who are floundering.

Jobs Report Proves Congress Should Pass Small Business Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

A little known bill in Congress could be the best shot the Obama Administration has to cut unemployment. H.R. 2568, the Fairness and Transparency in C...

Jobs We Can Believe In

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deepak Bhargava

On the 75th anniversary of the Works Progress Administration, we would do well to remember the notions of mutual responsibility and community values that underpinned its overwhelming success.

Hispanic Women Bring Home the Bacon as Families Tighten Their Belts

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Murguía

As breadwinners and caretakers, many Hispanic women -- Latinas -- have been dealt a harsh blow by the bad economy.