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The Twisted Logic Behind the Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act (Opinion)

To spur job creation, Congress is voting soon on a moratorium on regulation. Columnist Scott Shane says it's not the answer to our business problems.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Should the U.S. President Have Business Experience? (Opinion)

Why success in the private sector doesn't necessarily translate into an effective leadership.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

How the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold 'Obamacare' May Affect Small Businesses

After the High Court moved to keep the individual mandate, economists expect lower insurance costs overall, yet some businesses may still get burned by the employer mandate.

Diana Ransom

· 6 min read

In a PR Crisis, There's No Room for 'No Comment'

When a PR crisis erupts out of nowhere, put consumer interests first and speak up quickly with calm, caring and genuine statements.

Barbara Findlay Schenck

· 4 min read

Democratic Lawmakers Question NFIB's Motives for Small Business

The small business organization that is leading the case against President Obama's health care reform act is asked to disclose its donor list.

7 Reasons Small Business Supports Romney (Opinion)

Small-business owners overwhelmingly favor Mitt Romney over Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election. Here are seven reasons why.

Scott Shane

· 3 min read

Why Congress Shouldn't Fund Business Incubators (Opinion)

Before spending money on business incubators, Congress should first figure out whether we really need more in the U.S. and whether they actually help create jobs.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Listen to Small Business: Don't Increase the Minimum Wage (Opinion)

Business owners often oppose the minimum wage because it reduces their profits. But their position might be more helpful to low-skilled workers than the altruistic views of elected officials.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Happy Small Business Week: Time to Shine in D.C.

National Small Business Week is a big deal for small business. Here's what you can expect.

Laura Lorber

9 Ideas for Health-Care Reform

Our blogger says that the state discount pools for small businesses planned under the health-care reform seems like the most immediate way, among the myriad alternatives under consideration, to save business owners money.

Carol Tice

Entrepreneurs: 'One Percenters'?

As part of Entrepreneur Week in New York, entrepreneurs walk to put a face on their chapter of the American dream.

What the 'Buffett Rule' Means to Small-Business Owners

The Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would impose a minimum tax of 30 percent on all individuals with incomes of more than $1 million.

Catherine Clifford

· 5 min read