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With less than 10 weeks until Election Day, major area unions on Monday released their slate of endorsements after an annual Labor Day breakfast in Benicia.
I am proud to announce that the federal government met its small business federal contracting goal for the first time in eight years.
Labor Day was celebrated in downtown Ashland with a parade double the size of last year's.
After spending more than 30 years working in IT for big companies Innes Fisher decided to set up his own business late last year.
Cuba has raised duties and restricted imports on consumer goods brought in by air travelers or sent by mail, imposing greater hardship for a fledgling private sector and angering people looking to counter chronic shortages.
Labor Day provides the opportunity to evaluate those government agencies that impact the workplace, and gauge if they are helping or hurting the employment situation in America.
"It's what we call thawing from the deep freeze of 2008 to about 2011." VEDC is a nonprofit community lender with headquarters in the area, but it makes loans all over the country.
Basing his platform on the slogan "working hard for you" and re-stating his commitment to rural residents' property rights, Menifee City Council member Tom Fuhrman is actively campaigning for re-election to his District 2 seat in November.
Business owners including Marlon Davis, owner of Nesberrys ice cream shop in Valley Stream, turned to alternative lenders to secure the $12,000 he needed to increase storage space and purchase new freezers.
Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.
Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank.
Dustin Gadberry of Gadberry Construction barely made it through the recession until linking up with the Dallas Small Business Development Center.
To make sure area businesses have the most relevant tax information, the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center has invited the Internal Revenue Service to a meeting Sept.
Despite the economy's recovery since the 2008 financial crisis, small businesses still have difficulty securing credit, according to a survey released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 01:10 am
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