News and Articles About Congress
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The Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would impose a minimum tax of 30 percent on all individuals with incomes of more than $1 million.
A few days after the House introduced its tax-cut proposal for small businesses, the Senate responded with its own plan to reduce the tax burden on the coveted demographic.
Next week, Congress will take up a piece of legislation that would give businesses with fewer than 500 employees a one-year tax break.
The charter for the Export-Import Bank is set to expire at the end of May without Congressional action.
Legislation headed to the President's desk could transform the way entrepreneurs access capital and the number of investors able to fund startups.
After intense debate, the Senate adds a number of investor protections to the small-business bill. The Obama Administration indicated its support.
A bipartisan bundle of legislation aimed at increasing entrepreneurs' ability to access capital sailed through the House, but has been slowed down in the Senate.
Credit unions and the banking industry spar over the right to make loans to small businesses.
The National Venture Capital Association and 700 high-profile entrepreneurs sent a letter to Congressional leaders supporting legislation to help startups go public.
The package of bills aims to increase access to funding for entrepreneurs.
The Obama administration's 2013 budget includes a proposal to make health-care tax credits available to another 140,000 small businesses.
The Small Business Administration asked for almost $1.1 billion for fiscal year 2013, but don't get too excited. They also plan to back fewer loans.
The president raised the head of the Small Business Administration to a Cabinet-level position, and proposed streamlining the agency with five others.
The two-month temporary extension of the payroll tax cut was finally signed into law, keeping an average of $40 per paycheck in the pocket of working Americans.
A look at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's legislative agenda for 2011.
The White House's listening tour elicits surprising results from Boulder, Colo., entrepreneurs.
The Senate overwhelmingly voted to repeal a controversial provision within the health-care law.
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