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Small Business Trends
U.S. Government To Pay $3 Million in Back Fees to Small Businesses
The U.S. federal government owes 1,281 small businesses approximately $3 million collectively in termination fees.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Obamacare myth about small business
But the new law's rules don't apply to the vast majority of small businesses. The employer mandate , which forces firms to start providing insurance in 2014, pertains only to companies with at least 50 full-time workers.
Fri May 17, 2013
Small Businesses Are Ditching Patents in Droves
Just two months after several provisions of the America Invents Act went into effect, the House Committee on Small Business met to evaluate how it's been doing.
Thu May 16, 2013
Exclusive: GSA failed to pay thousands of small government contractors since 2008
The U.S. General Services Administration failed to fully pay more than 1,300 small contractors since 2008, shorting them a collective $3 million.
Fri May 10, 2013
Legislation to address school emergency-drill failures found by MLive surprises state task force
Fire drills, lockdown drills and tornado drills like this one in an eastern Michigan high school are required in all Michigan K-12 schools.
Thu May 09, 2013
Bill would set timeline for aircraft-certification reform
Five members of the U.S. House, citing regulations that they say have been overtaken by technology, are seeking to set a year-end 2015 deadline for the FAA to act on recommendations being developed for less costly - and safer - aircraft certification procedures.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Re: Pompeo introduces legislation he says will help light aircraft industry
Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, on Tuesday introduced the Light Aircraft Revitalization Act, which sponsors say would streamline the certification process, lower costs and revitalize the general aviation industry.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Political baggage may ground KCI renovation plan
Plans for a major renovation of Kansas City International Airport flew through the City Council, but otherwise face strong political headwinds, The Kansas City Star reports.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
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Political turbulence rattles plans for a single-terminal KCI [The Kansas City Star]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 28--For more than two years, Kansas City aviation officials flew under the radar, quietly pushing a proposal to replace three aging terminals at Kansas City International Airport with a single new facility.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Declaring Missouri River a Marine Highway Carries Benefits
Declaring the Missouri River between Kansas City and Sioux City, Iowa, to be a Marine Highway could benefit the region by promoting navigation and economic development regionally, officials say.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Rep. Graves Opposes Any Effort To Exempt Congress From Obamacare
U.S. Rep. Tom Graves issued the following statement after Politico reported today that members of Congress are seeking to exempt themselves and congressional staff from Obamacare: "I will oppose any effort to give Congress a special exemption from Obamacare.
SBA administrator's big budget proposal faces criticism
The SBA administrator's next year budget includes $57 million for entrepreneurial development programs that Congress has not yet authorized.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Georgia Congressman Graves statement on the passage of CISPA
Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act , the controversial cyber security bill sponsored by Rep.