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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.
Despite bans on sugary drinks, smoking and trans fats, the 'nanny mayor' is looking a lot better these days.
A timeline of Michael Bloomberg's memorable moments as New York City's mayor.
The decline in new jobs created by small businesses could be a good thing. Here's why.
A new report from American Express on small-business owners doing business with the U.S. government shows that active contractors spent almost $129,000 in the past year seeking out those opportunities.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates the increased cost of giving large employers an additional year before they are hit with fines.
We round up noteworthy politicians, entrepreneurs and business leaders who survived (and thrived) after public scandals.
After a two-year standoff, lawmakers vote to formally install the former Ohio Attorney General at the helm of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The growing nest of small businesses in Cuba could be a sign of a society less dependent on the state.
In a speech at the George W. Bush Institute, the former president became the latest leader to publicly voice his support for immigration reform.
The U.S. Senate's passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill is a victory for tech-startup advocates such as Steve Case and others.
In the wake of the Supreme Court's historic ruling on laws affecting gay marriage, Twitter erupted.
Several lawmakers took action and proposed anti-trolling bills in the months leading up to Tuesday's White House crackdown.
The White House announces executive actions and legislative recommendations Tuesday that aim to protect innovators from frivolous lawsuits.
The White House has yet to select a replacement for Karen Mills, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
A group of lawmakers and innovators press Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.
The Marketplace Fairness Act, expected to pass in the Senate on May 6, requires online retailers to charge shoppers their state's sales tax. Is the law a poor political move?
The Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 this week. If passed, online retailers would have to collect sales tax in all states, even if they don't have a physical footprint in the state.
Partial ownership of your business is one way to reward employees. A new bill proposed in Senate this week encourages such employee stock ownership plans. Here are the pros and cons for your business.
The America Invents Act, which went into effect March 16, has changed the process for patenting. These developments might not help entrepreneurs after all. Here's why.
A bipartisan group of Senators has established a blueprint to overhaul the immigration system.
The White House released its fiscal year 2014 budget proposal today. Here's a look at what's in it for small-business owners and entrepreneurs.
The majority of small-business owners want to see comprehensive immigration reform include a way for newcomers to the U.S. to achieve permanent legal status.
The Obama Administration has proposed a change in the deadline for states to have multiple health-insurance exchange options available for small-business owners.
The latest studies show consumers are willing to pay more to buy from a small business than a big one. Here's a look at five reasons why Americans are rooting for entrepreneurs.
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