Today's weaker-than expected jobs numbers highlight the role overregulation plays in hampering job growth. As the Dodd-Frank law, which has produced scores of regulations costing the economy at least $7 billion a year, approaches its second anniversary, a new study focusing on Georgia provides further evidence that this supposed Wall Street "reform" is having devastating effects on Main Street businesses and jobs.
Friends of the Earth and other environmental groups are not happy with President Barack Obama's new focus on the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are launching a strategic alliance to provide counseling and training to entrepreneurs over the age of 50 who want to start or grow a small business. Through SBA’s online training courses and its nationwide network of business mentors and counselors, the two organizations expect to train 100,000 “encore entrepreneurs,” men and women over 50 who are starting or running a small business.
Across the nation, the attorney generals are filing suits fighting an over-reaching arm of the federal government – the Presidency, according to the Daily Caller.
"We are constantly being forced to sue the federal government to protect our states," said Florida AG Pam Bondi, during a conference of Republican Attorneys General Association.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has released the expanded 2012 edition of Ten Thousand Commandments: An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State. CEI Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews authors the report every year to draw attention to the "hidden tax" of regulations—-a cost often imposed not by legislators, but by unelected federal bureaucrats.
The nation's top entrepreneurs will be honored at the U.S. Small Business Administration's National Small Business Week events May 20-22 in Washington, D.C. A series of award ceremonies, small business events and educational forums will mark the 59th anniversary of the agency and the 49th annual proclamation of National Small Business Week.
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