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Every week should be ‘Small Business Week’

You may have missed it, but the third week in May was National Small Business Week, as proclaimed by the U.S. Small Business Administration.   One reason you may have missed it is that these businesses-dry cleaners, light manufacturers, carpenters, ...

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The SBA can help firms boost summer business

This summer, let's make sure you and your fellow small-business owners are prepared to support and be a part of our growing travel and tourism industry.

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Let’s welcome entrepreneurs to the United States

In this era of globalization, what we need are immigration laws that grant points to potential immigrants based not on their family status but on the skills they possess.

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My project did not use a dime of taxpayer money

Like all of us in small business, all I ask is to keep government out of our pockets, keep the unions off our backs and let free enterprise bring back New York to the Empire State it once was.

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Independent workers need payment protection

Before Eastman Kodak Co.’s bankruptcy filing, thousands of men and women throughout the region gave much of their working lives to the company, including me. For many generations of Rochester families, working for Kodak was a way to earn a ...

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Sticky Lips owner blames everyone but himself

Howard Nielsen, the owner of Sticky Lips BBQ, has made a lot of accusations in the past several weeks. He has accused my organization of intimidation and state government of corruption. I can no longer let those accusations go unanswered. ...

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