News and Articles About Washington
National Small Business Week runs from May 12 to 16 this year, with events being held in cities from San Francisco to Washington.
Besides the success of the huge coffee maker, the Emerald City has other amazing startup stories -- both past and present.
As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape.
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.
Japan has reportedly offered to partially fund a magnetically levitating train that will slash the commute between Baltimore and Washington D.C. to a mere 15 minutes.
Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.
Michigan is the latest in a series of states to make moves to pass intrastate equity crowdfunding legislation.
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.
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.
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.
After a two-year standoff, lawmakers vote to formally install the former Ohio Attorney General at the helm of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
A new report released from the Obama Administration breaks down the economic impact of the bipartisan immigration reform bill passed by the Senate.
The CEOs of health-care tech companies met with President Obama to discuss how technology can be used to bring down the cost of health care for Americans.
The football-pro and serial entrepreneur will speak in Washington, D.C., at National Small Business Week. Here he reflects on what he learned along his entrepreneurial journey.
Each year, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes one person from each state and U.S. territory to be considered for a national title.
A group of lawmakers and innovators press Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.
With graduation day just around the corner, find out the best places for new grads to live.
The Small Business Administration's budget has to be chopped by 5 percent across the board as a result of forced budget cuts.
Politicians aren't the only movers and shakers in the U.S. capital. A highly educated population and revitalized urban core make Washington, D.C., an ideal spot for launching a new venture, according to these eight startups.
Technology and innovation leaders spearhead an online movement to push U.S. lawmakers to pass immigration reform.
We asked our readers who they want to replace Karen Mills at the helm of the Small Business Administration.