News and Articles About Congress
They're just as bad as everyone says they are. Here's why.
The Small Business Administration has done something rare: It united both sides of the aisle in opposition.
If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million.
Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws.
The president plans to announce during his State of the Union address that he is raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from $7.25 an hour for anyone working on new federal contracts.
New figures suggest that lobby spending by tech leaders like Google and Facebook amounted to a massive $61 million in 2013.
On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling.
Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.
For the first time ever, more than half of U.S. congressmen are worth $1 million or more, even as wages have remained stagnant for many Americans.
The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change.
This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground.
The Innovation Act sailed through a first vote on Capitol Hill today, but faces challenges before becoming law.
The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive.
Caught in the controversy over government surveillance, the biggest technology companies ally to get Congress to rein in spying.
Tax reform is happening. Kind of. And slowly. Here are some predictions of how it might all play out.
In Day 4 of the federal government shutdown, many D.C.-area businesses are struggling to cope with reduced sales.
Today, the president traveled to M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Md., to deliver his latest in a series of strongly-worded attacks against House Republicans regarding the government shutdown.
Confused about the government shutdown? Here's a look at which agencies are affected and what you can expect from Congress in the days and weeks to come.
As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Jay Z bails on the Nets, parsing the weird productivity tips of historical figures, Twitter and GoDaddy get together, online merchants ditch credit-card processing, tips for delivering a knockout speech. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
Innovators drawn to the U.S. for education and research don't have time to wait for legislative action that would help them stay.
Jeanne Hulit, the Small Business Administration's associate administrator in the Office of Capital Access, will take over as interim head of the agency when Karen Mills departs at end of the month.
Karen Mills announced last week that she will be leaving her post at the helm of the SBA. Here's a look at potential candidates to replace her.
The Small Business Administration releases its scorecard measuring federal procurement in fiscal year 2012.
The White House has yet to select a replacement for Karen Mills, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration.