Stephen Barlas

30 Recent Stories

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Free Rein

The president's budget proposal would give the SBA's 504 loan program some kick.
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Package Deal

Take time to examine what the economic stimulus package might mean for your business.
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Tic Tax Toe

You might win tax breaks if a new bill plays out in your favor.
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Fuelish Ideas

Jump-starting the economy the entrepreneurial way
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The Enforcers

The RFA is no longer something to be ignored.
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Muscle-Bound

The SBA hopes to throw more weight behind entrepreneurs.
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Shelf-Help?

Looks like shelf space is still the corporations' turf.
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Playing BRIDGE

Grow your business with help from your own tax dollars.
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Ergo-Huh?!

The forecast is hazy for the latest ergonomics plan.
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Bargain Hunters

They've found your source of cheap consulting, and they're turning off the tap.
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7(a) Deadly Sins

Loss of SBA loan money has fingers pointing--but who will solve the problem?
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Unmaking a List

It'll take more than "credible evidence" to keep you out of government contracting.
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Stock Answers

Workers need 401(k) advice? Too bad! You can't give it! This new bill may change that.
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Break It Up!

Will Congress finally take a swing at contract bundling?
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Bend the Rules

Are overtime laws too rigid? congress is looking at ways to increase their flexibility.
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Back in Shape?

The SBA and Congress start putting small businesses through rehab.
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Free at Last

You no longer have to be up to your "S" in regulations.
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Can't Find Your Way?

Congress may offer a guide through the labyrinth of federal regulations.
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Larger Portions

Congress may serve the tech sector a bigger budget share.
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Get a Job!

Want some federal jobs? Good, Bush doesn't.
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After the Bell

Will Congress land a big blow for fair competition?
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Bad Influence

Senate sends message: hands off the office of advocacy
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Watch Your Programs

Mom!!! George took my entrepreneurship funding-and he won't give it back!
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No Freebies

Bill forces some Chapter 7 filers to head over to Chapter 13 and pay up a little.
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Hill Beat Blues

Out with the old, in with very little representation for entrepreneurs
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Motion Commotion

Changes in OSHA's final ergonomics rule fail to satisfy small businesses.
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Altered Vista

More visas = more choices for high-tech companies seeking skilled workers
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House Buries Super Fund Bill

Partisan bickering entombs exempts for small businesses.
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Retirement Relief

Congress is making it easier for entrepreneurs to offer pensions.
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One-Stops Are Stopping Short

A new federal employment and job training system is still working out the kinks.

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