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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • Liquefied natural gas exports are key to America's future [Letter]

    Liquefied natural gas exports are key to America's future [Letter]
    In a recent opinion piece, Chesapeake Climate Action Network's James McGarry grossly mischaracterized recent studies on liquefied natural gas exports ("Exporting natural gas is a bad deal for Maryland," Nov. 12). In reality, countless studies support...
  • Settling the estate tax [Editorial]

    Settling the estate tax  [Editorial]
    Last week, the two top leaders of the Maryland General Assembly expressed interest in reducing the estate tax for the heirs of wealthier residents. It's an idea that's been trotted out before, usually by Republicans, and it seldom gets very far in...
  • Affordable Care Act forum planned in Harford NAACP on Nov. 2

    The Harford County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host a countywide Affordable Care Act health forum on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 2-4 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church, 700 N. Post Road in Aberdeen. The...
  • Evergreen faces challenges in delivering health insurance

    Evergreen faces challenges in delivering health insurance
    Four weeks since it began selling health insurance on the state's new marketplace for the uninsured, Evergreen Health Cooperative Inc. has signed up only five people. That's a long way from the nonprofit health insurance provider's first-year goal of 15,...
  • City is failing its small businesses

     City is failing its small businesses
    I feel that it is imperative to the long term viability of Baltimore that both large and small businesses exist in the city. The large companies employ a great many people. The smaller companies tend to be able to supply the daily needs of city residents....
  • Howard delegation weighs in on 2014's hot topics at Chamber of Commerce business breakfast

    Howard delegation weighs in on 2014's hot topics at Chamber of Commerce business breakfast
    For the business community, next legislative session’s top issues are much the same as those for the county at large, based on a Chamber of Commerce-sponsored business breakfast with the Howard County delegation Wednesday. In the panel-style forum...
  • FDA trans-fat ban threatens Berger cookies

    FDA trans-fat ban threatens Berger cookies
    If the Food and Drug Administration goes ahead with its proposal to eliminate trans fats from processed food, it could create a sticky situation for Baltimore-area sweets makers, including the company that produces famed Berger cookies. The FDA will...
  • Prince George's lawmakers watch Annapolis for next move on minimum wage

    Prince George's lawmakers watch Annapolis for next move on minimum wage
    One of the Prince George's County Council bills of 2013 that is attracting the most attention began inconspicuously enough, according to Council member Mary Lehman. The first whisperings started in the fall. "Following a Council meeting, there were...
  • Small businesses eye Obamacare rollout warily

    Small businesses eye Obamacare rollout warily
    Drew Greenblatt has bought health insurance for his 29 employees at Marlin Steel Wire Products for more than a decade — an expense he believes is essential for any safety-conscious manufacturing firm. But for Greenblatt, who has owned the...
  • Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying
    Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy. The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
  • O'Malley sets mid-December deadline to fix major health site glitches

    O'Malley sets mid-December deadline to fix major health site glitches
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he wants the most glaring glitches in the state's health insurance exchange website resolved by mid-December, potentially allowing thousands more Marylanders to sign up for policies before the end of the year. The...
  • Bel Air, Aberdeen, Havre de Grace ready for Small Business Saturday

    Bel Air, Aberdeen, Havre de Grace ready for Small Business Saturday
    Harford County holiday shoppers may have flooded local retailers Thanksgiving evening and Friday morning for traditional Black Friday sales, but there will be plenty of great pre-Christmas deals to choose from in the shops along the main downtown...