The States With the Most Small Businesses

Newsweek August 15, 2020 BY ANDREW LISA, STACKER NEWS According to the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), 99.9% of all the businesses in America are small businesses. There are 30.7 million of them in total and they employ nearly 60 million people. That’s 47.3%—nearly half—of America’s combined workforce. Most work for businesses that employ fewer than 100 …

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Opinion: May’s employment data is worse than we think

The Hill June 12, 2019 By Frank Knapp Jr., Opinion Contributor The recently released Department of Labor May report on employment revealed a shocking number: New jobs last month rose by only 75,000, dramatically below expectations. Even worse, the number of new jobs created in March and April were revised down by tens of thousands …

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State leaders divided on decision to uphold Affordable Care Act

WACH Fox News June 28, 2012 COLUMBIA (WACH, AP) – The Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the individual insurance requirement of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act has South Carolina leaders torn. After the announcement of the highest court’s decision Thursday morning, state leaders began sharing their responses to the health care law. While some …

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REGULATIONS: House panel says EPA ignores law, mistreats small businesses

E & E News Jean Chemnick, E&E reporter Published June 28, 2012 U.S. EPA under President Obama has frequently given short shrift to the needs and concerns of small businesses when crafting regulations, business-sector critics of the agency told the House Small Business Committee yesterday. The hearing was attended almost exclusively by Republican committee members …

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Zuccotti Park

I had the opportunity to visit Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan last Thursday.  No, I didn’t see Jackson Brown play for the Occupy Wall Street protestors and on-lookers.  But I did meet Jesse La Greca who has become a media voice for the movement.  This marks my fourth visit to an Occupy site including ours …

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Wake up, America, or lose the trade war

Below are some excerpts from an opinion editorial by former South Carolina U.S. Senator Ernest F. Hollings (1966-2005) that ran in today’s Charleston Post and Courier.  Never one to mince words, Mr. Hollings lays the blame for our economic condition on the “free traders”.  In his opinion, resurrecting our country’s manufacturing is the key to our future. In …

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