COLUMN-New US state retirement plans are welcome, but why so expensive?.CHICAGO, Dec 14 (.) – Next month, Oregon will become the first U.S. state to start automatically signing up workers to save for retirement if they do not already have a workplace 401(k). Eight other states are getting ready... Read more
wajr Area Chamber of Commerce thinking outside the box in helping state and regional economywajrMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Nothing was out of bounds — including county mergers — during the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce’s most recent legislative breakfast. Five reps from the West Virginia State Legislature spoke with business... Read more
The Mercury Consider selling TasNetworks, Aurora, TasPorts, Motor Accident …The MercuryUPDATED: TASMANIA’S top MPs lack the leadership and “vision and valour” to enact the necessary reforms for the state, Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce chair Susan Parr says. At the launch of the Tasmania Report, by leading Saul Eslake, Ms... Read more
KSDK Trump at Pensacola rally: Go vote for Roy MooreKSDK“The future of this country cannot afford to lose a seat in the very, very close United States Senate,” Trump said. “We can’t afford it, folks. We can’t. We can’t afford to have a liberal Democrat who is completely controlled... Read more
Bloomberg Puerto Rico’s Slow Hurricane Recovery Is Suffocating Small BusinessBloombergThe Small Business Administration is offering low-interest business loans of up to $2 million to owners in Puerto Rico affected by Maria. Of the 3,533 applications received as of Dec. 5, the agency has approved only 50 loans totaling $6.2... Read more
Indiana Stores See Spike in Marijuana-Derived Oil SalesU.S. News & World ReportKOKOMO, Ind. (.) — Stores in central Indiana selling marijuana-derived oils are seeing a spike in sales after the state’s attorney general declared them illegal with one limited exception. The Kokomo Tribune reports that local business owner Joan... Read more
Springfield News-Leader Here’s what happened this week in Ozarks historySpringfield News-LeaderDec. 4, 1975: Businesswoman Mary Dock was appointed 1976 president of the Women’s Division of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Dock, who was the office administrator for the Robert L. Dock Construction Co., joined the Women’s Division in... Read more
IRS Reminds Small Businesses To Be Alert to Identity TheftDothan FirstWASHINGTON – The IRS, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry joined together to warn small businesses to be on-guard against a growing wave of identity theft against employers. Small business identity theft is a big business for... Read more
4 Men Charged in Scheme to Defraud Small Business ProgramU.S. News & World ReportBest States. A New Ranking From U.S. News & World Report · Rankings; States; Data Explorer · Videos · News · Best States · Rankings. Back; Rankings · Health Care · Health Care Access · Health... Read more
New York Post Small business leaders tout GOP tax plan amid criticismNew York PostJoined by Linda McMahon, head of the Small Business Administration, the heads of leading small business, retail and service organizations said they support the Senate GOP tax plan because it’s better than the current tax system.... Read more