Small Business News

| Los Angeles Times

Brian Pifer, who oversees entrepreneurship training and education for advocacy group Small Business Majority, said many small-business owners don’t realize that Dun & Bradstreet has probably collected information about their businesses.

| Wall Street Journal

Two of the nation’s most populous states have introduced programs designed to bring retirement-savings plans to residents who don’t have access to one at work. The move escalates government efforts to reduce the retirement-savings shortfall in the U.S.

| The Conway Daily Sun

As a small employer, I can tell you small business owners were not asking for this new rule.

| Morning Consult

This is a big deal.

| Denver Patch

The Trump administration has created a lot of confusion through recent changes and misinformation about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but our state's entrepreneurs and small business employees need to know they can still get quality health coverage through Connect for Health Colorado.

| Chicago Patch

When Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill intended to place restrictions on short-term health insurance plans sold in Illinois they protected healthcare access for the state's entrepreneurs.

| Associated Press

"We've run this experiment before and we saw a lot of fraud and a lot of mismanagement," said David Chase, vice president of national outreach for Small Business Majority, a network of 58,000 small business owners and 1,000 business partners including chambers of commerce, economic

| San Francisco Chronicle

Zachary Davis, who with a partner owns a small ice cream plant, two ice cream shops and a cafe in Santa Cruz, started offering a health care plan to his staff before he legally had to. He wanted to offer a 401(k) plan, but the cost and “compliance challenges” were simply too high, he said.

| Sacramento Bee

CalSavers allows employees at small businesses to save for their retirement. The new state-sponsored program was announced on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.

| The Sacramento Bee

“This program will help us compete in the marketplace,” said Harris, who has led Janico Building Services of North Highlands for the past 33 years.