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Speaker of the House John Boehner to Resign in October

Boehner announced his decision to House Republicans earlier today.
Everett Rosenfeld
Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship

Neil Blumenthal hopes the next class of change-making innovators set their targets on fixing government.
Catherine Clifford
White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)
Technology

White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)

Uncle Sam: If at first you don't succeed, hire former Google wizard and HealthCare.gov resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies
Immigrants

Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies

Owning a company is an achievable goal for newcomers to America. Here's how.
Zeynep Ilgaz
How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses
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How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses

Small businesses and entrepreneurs were mentioned just six times in Obama's speech. We examine how often past presidents have put them in the spotlight.
Diana Ransom
Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help?
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Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help?

The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block.
Carol Tice
Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs
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Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.
Diana Ransom
A Definitive Guide to Government Grants
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A Definitive Guide to Government Grants

Everything you need to know in order to get a government grant.
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Virtual Classroom

SBA Small Business Classroom on the Web
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40 Government Sites You Can't Live Without

Whether it's a loan, a contract or regulatory information you seek, these sites are just what you need to get acquainted with what the government can do to help you start or grow your business.
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Have a Little Class

Small-business newbies can learn the ropes online.
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Veterans

Entrepreneurial centers focus on those who've served.
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Wish Granted: Government Start-Up Help

If you're disabled or a veteran looking for start-up financing, our Shoestring Start-Up Expert has a few leads for you.
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In The 'Hood

The world's growing at Internet speed, but your local economic development agency's still watching out for you.