Stephen Barlas

Back in Shape?

The SBA and Congress start putting small businesses through rehab.

Free at Last

You no longer have to be up to your "S" in regulations.

Can't Find Your Way?

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

Larger Portions

Congress may serve the tech sector a bigger budget share.

Get a Job!

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

After the Bell

Will Congress land a big blow for fair competition?

Bad Influence

Senate sends message: hands off the office of advocacy

Watch Your Programs

Mom!!! George took my entrepreneurship funding-and he won't give it back!

No Freebies

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

Hill Beat Blues

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

Motion Commotion

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

Altered Vista

More visas = more choices for high-tech companies seeking skilled workers

House Buries Super Fund Bill

Partisan bickering entombs exempts for small businesses.

Retirement Relief

Congress is making it easier for entrepreneurs to offer pensions.

One-Stops Are Stopping Short

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