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Top 'Treps Urge Senate to Pass IPO On-Ramp Bill

The National Venture Capital Association and 700 high-profile entrepreneurs sent a letter to Congressional leaders supporting legislation to help startups go public.

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Six Small Business Proposals from Washington You Need to Watch

The package of bills aims to increase access to funding for entrepreneurs.

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A Proposal to Expand Health-Care Tax Credits for Small Businesses

The Obama administration's 2013 budget includes a proposal to make health-care tax credits available to another 140,000 small businesses.

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SBA Seeks More Money in 2013 for Fewer Loans

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.

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Obama Elevates Head of the SBA

The president raised the head of the Small Business Administration to a Cabinet-level position, and proposed streamlining the agency with five others.

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Temporary Payroll Tax Extension Passes in Time for the Holidays

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.

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What Should Congress Do to Help Your Small Business?

A look at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's legislative agenda for 2011.

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Obama Asks for Input from High-Growth Entrepreneurs

The White House's listening tour elicits surprising results from Boulder, Colo., entrepreneurs.

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Congress Moves to Cut Controversial 1099 Provision

The Senate overwhelmingly voted to repeal a controversial provision within the health-care law.