Submitted by WCOE admin on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 4:11pm
The voting index lists how every member of the U.S. House and Senate voted on unfair government competition with the private sector, as identified by the Business Coali‐ tion for Fair Competition (BCFC). A description of each vote is also included.
Submitted by WCOE admin on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 1:16pm
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking comment on three proposed rules published today in The Federal Register that would revise the size definitions for small businesses in the Utilities; Construction; and Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sectors. The proposed revisions reflect changes in marketplace conditions.
Submitted by WCOE admin on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 5:33pm
Obamacare law contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses
WASHINGTON, DC Obamacare contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses. Arranged by their respective sizes according to CBO scores, below is the total list of all $500 billion-plus in tax hikes (over the next ten years) in Obamacare, their effective dates, and where to find them in the bill.
Submitted by WCOE admin on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 10:41pm
This study documents the role and impact of fed- eral procurement programs on small businesses. It further provides a backdrop to evaluate the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (also known as the ARRA, the Recovery Act, or the Stimulus) on small business contracting.
Submitted by WCOE admin on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 4:47pm
NEW YORK — Women-owned firms continue to grow in number and economic stature. They are standing toe-to-toe with competitors in a broad range of industries, including construction and transportation, where women-owned firms are just as likely as all firms in those sectors to generate more than half a million dollars in annual revenue. The growth in the number (up 54%), employment (up 9%) and revenues (up 58%) of women-owned firms over the past 15 years exceeds the growth rates of all but the largest, publicly-traded firms.
Submitted by WCOE admin on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 6:02am
The Q1 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Outlook Survey was conducted online March 27, 2012 to April 2, 2012 by Harris Interactive among 1,339 Small Business Executives (defined as executive level position in a company with fewer than 500 employees and annual revenue less than $25M).