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| USA Today

Six months ago, President Trump vowed that his sweeping tax reform would “bring back Main Street” by slashing taxes on small businesses. Now that the plan is law, small firms’ enthusiasm for the changes depends on which side of Main Street they find themselves.

| S&P Global Market Intelligence

An exit poll from Public Policy Polling, however, found that healthcare weighed heavily in Democratic candidate Conor Lamb's win over Republican Rick Saccone in the special election for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district, with 53% of voters disapproving of the Republicans'

| The Hill

It is undeniable that assaults on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will soon lead to massive spikes in health-care premiums, an outcome that will devastate America’s small businesses.

| San Francisco Chronicle

For Mark Herbert, California director of the Small Business Majority, that’s not a concern. Polling by his organization and AARP found that two-thirds of small business owners in California support a state retirement-savings program.

| Project MUSE

Some employment effects could be overcome by growing evidence indicating that a rise in the minimum wage can reduce job turnover (Dube, Kaplan, and Zipperer 2014) and increase per capita output to the extent that higher wages spur greater productivity (Reich et al. 2016).

| TSHEETS by Quickbooks

When you work for yourself, you know well and good no one is putting away retirement money for you. No 401(k) matching, no HSA savings — nothing. Therefore, it’s paramount you meet with a financial advisor and make a plan for retirement.

| Forbes

If Amazon chooses an LGBTQ-friendly state, “It will cement Amazon as a leader in LGBT equality and send a strong signal that fully protecting all employees is essential to the bottom line and that states without protections better get on board.

| United Steelworkers

It makes little sense for the U.S. government to provide tax breaks to companies that outsource America's jobs, and yet the recently passed Republican tax law makes the problem worse, it doesn't solve it. That's why Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) and Sen.

| Wall Street Journal

For small businesses across the country, getting capital to operate or expand can be costly as traditional banks are often reluctant to extend small loans or work with risky new ventures.

| Bustle

Ever wanted to run a small business? Whether it's a blog or a boutique hedge fund, something unexpected may contribute to your success: birth control. At least, that's according to a new survey of 507 female small business owners across the U.S.

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