DC Council to Examine Small Business Spending A D.C. councilmember says city agencies aren't spending enough money on small, local businesses as required by law.
Position to Win: Don't Think SmallSmall businesses are often given default advice by small business advocates, experts and the Government to pursue subcontracting opportunities or, if they should dare try to do it themselves, small business set-asides which are those very brightly lit areas of opportunity within the various agencies.
McAuliffe Orders Spending on Small Businesses Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering state agencies to contract more often with small businesses and businesses owned by women and minorities.
CBS News: Federal Government Knew Millions Would Lose Employee Health Plans Due To ObamacareAn increasing number of small businesses are canceling insurance coverage for their employees due to standards of coverage established by the Affordable Care Act.
Obama Buys Books To Promote Independent ShopsPresident Barack Obama made a quick trip to a Virginia bookstore for some Christmas shopping.
D.C. To Partner With Feds On Small Business Aid District of Columbia officials are partnering with the federal government to give aid to small businesses.