State minimum wage laws will decimate job growth this year, study says

State minimum wage laws will decimate job growth this year, study says

The new mandatory minimum wage laws set to take effect in 12 states and the District of Columbia in 2018 will have disastrous effects on job growth and the longevity of small businesses, according to a new study provided exclusively to The Daily Caller News Foundation. The study, conducted by the free market advocacy group […]

America’s two-tiered economy undermines small businesses

America’s two-tiered economy undermines small businesses

By Ross Marchand / Taxpayers Protection Alliance America has an inequality problem, but not the one many people think. Every few years, statisticians armed with the latest income data from the U.S. Census Bureau claim to find ever-increasing evidence of a widening gap between the have and have-nots. Economists on the right side of the political aisle […]

FDA cigar rules threaten industry’s small businesses

FDA cigar rules threaten industry’s small businesses

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Julius Caeser Newman was 13 years old in 1888 when he sailed from Austria-Hungary to Baltimore in pursuit of the American dream. With vision, hope and a $50 loan, he built a hand-rolled cigar business that survived the Panic of 1893, the Great Depression, two world wars, the Cuban trade embargo and import competition […]

New studies reveal 5 reasons policymakers should prioritize local business in 2016

New studies reveal 5 reasons policymakers should prioritize local business in 2016

From ProRev WHILE THIS CONTAINS SOME LEFTY DOGMA, IT IS BASICALLY AN INTERESTING PIECE. THE ONE THING IT MISSES IS THAT MOST OF THE REGULATIONS STIFLING SMALL BUSINESS ARE INVENTED BY BIG BUSINESS WHO HAVE THE RESOURCES TO GET AROUND THEM…ED It’s the season of resolutions, and creating a better environment for locally owned businesses […]