March 28, 2017

Surprising number of businesses bidding to build border wall are Hispanic-owned

President Donald Trump alienated many Hispanic voters by proposing to build a “great wall” on the U.S.-Mexico border. But despite losing the Hispanic vote 65 percent to 29 percent to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in November, a surprising number of Hispanic business owners are now looking to cash in on the federal government’s attempt to construct […]

Obama’s New Death Tax Threatens Family Farms and Businesses

We all knew President Barack Obama’s lame-duck presidency would be bad, but for the millions of Americans who work at family farms and businesses, it’s about to get a lot worse. As Heritage Foundation tax expert Curtis Dubay wrote at The Daily Signal, Obama is trying to sneak in a tax hike in his twilight […]

UNREAL: De Blasio Forces Businesses to Acknowledge New Gender Identities or Face Fines

In December, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced the Gender Identity/Gender Expression Legal Enforcement Guide for businesses, requiring them to acknowledge 31 gender identities. This week, the city’s Commission of Rights outlined a new list of gender pronouns, including terms such as “bi-gendered,” “femme queen,” “genderqueer,” and “gender gifted.” Should employers fail to recognize these identities, […]

Trump wants to help U.S. businesses by lifting slew of regulations: CNBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined economic policy initiatives on Thursday that he would pursue if elected to the White House in November, including refinancing longer-term U.S. debt, lowering taxes and scrapping a slew of federal regulations. The Manhattan real estate mogul said his aim would be to clear the way for […]

Five Years After the Recession, Only 21% of Small Businesses Say They’ve Recovered

More than five years after the end of the “Great Recession,” only 21 percent of small businesses* say they have fully recovered. During the recession, lack of sales ranked as the top problem small business faced. Taxes placed second, and “government regulations and red tape” placed third. And since 2012, at least one in five […]

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