Federal Government

Why Aren't Struggling Small Businesses Taking More PPP?

Many small business owners are being shut out by misguided requirements in the program, and scared away by how long it's taking to get the first round of PPP loans forgiven.

Lexi Reese & Karen Kerrigan

· 6 min read

When Will My Next Stimulus Check Arrive? (Updated)

As unemployment benefits are set to decrease, the Treasury dangles a second round of no-strings-attached payments to most Americans.

Kenny Herzog

· 7 min read

President Biden Commits to 'Made in America' Federal Electric Vehicle Fleet

The president wants hundreds of thousands of clean EVs 'made right here in America by American workers'

Stephanie Mlot

· 2 min read

Biden Picks Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to Head Treasury Department

Yellen would be the first woman to hold the job, and the first person to hold the three most influential economic positions in government: chair of the Federal Reserve, head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and treasury secretary.

Joseph Zeballos-Roig

· 2 min read

Here's How a Justice Amy Coney Barrett Could Affect Entrepreneurs

Barrett is poised to become the most pro-corporate justice on a Supreme Court that is already friendly to big-business interests. But how will that affect small-business owners, freelancers and entrepreneurs?

Frances Dodds

· 9 min read

How Will The Second Round of Government Stimulus Actually Help Me or My Business?

We spoke with an employer-compliance expert to find out what lies between the lines of the proposed HEALS and HEROES Acts.

Kenny Herzog

· 7 min read

U.S. Government Considers Banning TikTok

Mike Pompeo suggests using TikTok puts your private information 'in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party.'

Matthew Humphries

· 2 min read

Police Reform Bill Proposes Mandatory Body Cameras for Federal Officers

They can't use facial recognition tech without a court order.

Kris Holt

· 5 min read

Shake Shack Received, Then Returned, $10 Million in Stimulus Funding

Danny Meyer chain gives back SBA PPP loan after being criticized for taking money meant for struggling small businesses.

Ashley Collman

· 5 min read

Why Businesses Should Pay Attention to the 2020 Census

An accurate population count could have huge economic implications, but you can help.

Allison Sullivan

· 3 min read

Marianne Williamson May Seem a Little Bananas, but She's Right to Focus on Food Issues

Williams's contribution on the debate stage was small, but important. Fixing our broken healthcare system won't be easy for politicians or entrepreneurs -- but it would save millions of lives.

Brian Kateman

· 6 min read

Andrew Tarantola

· 3 min read