Congress http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/congress The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Congress en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Yes, Patent Trolls Are Hurting Your Business They're just as bad as everyone says they are. Here's why. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236007 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236007 Laura Entis Congress Is Right to Challenge the SBA's Program Expansion The Small Business Administration has done something rare: It united both sides of the aisle in opposition. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234081 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234081 Scott Shane The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231701 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231701 Kendall Almerico Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231263 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231263 Catherine Clifford Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own 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. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231091 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231091 Catherine Clifford Tech Giants Throw More Money Than Ever at Washington Lobbyists New figures suggest that lobby spending by tech leaders like Google and Facebook amounted to a massive $61 million in 2013. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231032 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231032 Geoff Weiss More Bad News for Patent Trolls On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230856 Laura Entis Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230798 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230798 Benjamin Kabin Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress 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. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230776 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230776 Brian Patrick Eha To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230727 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230727 Scott Shane Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230562 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230562 Ray Hennessey House Passes Anti-Patent Troll Bill, Sends to Senate The Innovation Act sailed through a first vote on Capitol Hill today, but faces challenges before becoming law. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230258 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230258 Catherine Clifford Entrepreneurs Want Patent Trolls Gone, But Current Legislation Is Sloppy 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. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230232 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230232 Catherine Clifford Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying Caught in the controversy over government surveillance, the biggest technology companies ally to get Congress to rein in spying. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:09:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229730 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229730 Ray Hennessey The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform Tax reform is happening. Kind of. And slowly. Here are some predictions of how it might all play out. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229503 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229503 Dean Zerbe With Shutdown and Shootout, Washington D.C. Businesses Report Significant Losses In Day 4 of the federal government shutdown, many D.C.-area businesses are struggling to cope with reduced sales. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228741 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228741 Shayna Meliker Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses 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. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:41:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228727 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228727 Catherine Clifford Government Shutdown: What You Need to Know 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. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228672 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228672 John W. Schoen Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228645 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228645 Catherine Clifford 10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week 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. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228487 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228487 Brad Crescenzo