News and Articles About Politics
As the New York City Council's decision on the Styrofoam ban nears, Dart Container has offered an alternate solution.
The FDA's decision to phase out trans fats has been met with little resistance, due to easy substitutes and consensus on the ingredients unhealthiness.
A look at the policy changes Bill de Blasio pledged during his campaign that are geared toward small-business owners and entrepreneurs in New York City.
The disparity between those losing coverage and those gaining demonstrates the private sector is, and always will be, better at managing events than the government.
High-growth firms have a huge potential for creating U.S. jobs. According to Karen Mills, there are three key components to getting there.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the threat to not raise the nation's debt limit is a 'political weapon of mass destruction' both sides need to resist.
As the government shutdown stretches on, some franchisees find themselves lacking customers and in need of frozen SBA loans.
What will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations? Here are 7 possible outcomes -- and they don't look good.
President Obama nominated Janet Yellen, who currently serves as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, to serve as the central bank's next chairman.
Private businesses located on national parks and in federal buildings face substantial losses during government shutdown. How should owners react?
Outspoken Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is calling for business leaders to work to encourage compromise and end the government shutdown.
In Day 4 of the federal government shutdown, many D.C.-area businesses are struggling to cope with reduced sales.
Software company Sage surveyed business owners with fewer than 100 employees to find out what motivates them to make that next hire.
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.
What Donald Trump, Martha Stewart and Other Entrepreneurs Tweeted About the U.S. Government Shutdown
Politics and business don't always mix but these owners spoke out about the shutdown.
Franchisees are putting holds on expansion and cutting full-time employees in an attempt to temper expenses from health-care reform.
As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
This nifty infographic breaks down the state of the franchise economy in terms of jobs, growth, policy and what to expect in the coming year.
What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare.
Portland, Maine, joins the list of cities mulling a ban on polystyrene - a move that small-business owners and franchisees say will unfairly increase costs.
Who says politics, religion or a controversial subject should be off limits for business owners? Find out why picking a fight can help power sales.
From former Congressman Anthony Weiner to Gristedes owner John Catsimatidis and the first openly gay New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, the slate of candidates in the Big Apple primary is diverse and opinionated.
Despite bans on sugary drinks, smoking and trans fats, the 'nanny mayor' is looking a lot better these days.
In their own words, NYC-based entrepreneurs and business owners say what 12 years under the billionaire mayor was like for their companies and what their prognosis is for the city after Bloomberg leaves office at the end of this year.
A timeline of Michael Bloomberg's memorable moments as New York City's mayor.