Small Business News

| Los Angeles Times

The federal district judge’s decision is reckless. Although the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate tax penalty was previously repealed, the healthcare law’s remaining components must be upheld because the law is critical to the success of California’s small businesses.

| Chicago Tribune

A federal court’s declaration that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional could destabilize the ACA marketplaces, which is bad news for the Missouri small businesses, their employees and solo entrepreneurs who rely on the ACA for quality, affordable insurance.

| Fox 19 Now

More than 25 organizations have filed court documents in support of Beshear and the group of attorneys general fighting for health care nationwide, he said.

| Denver Post

Chia Basinger and his wife, Sam Kopicko, spent years building Sweet Action Ice Cream from a single shop on Broadway to a production facility that lets them sell pints of their handmade flavors on the internet and local grocery store shelves. Then, they had kids.

| Los Angeles Times

Brian Pifer, who oversees entrepreneurship training and education for advocacy group Small Business Majority, said many small-business owners don’t realize that Dun & Bradstreet has probably collected information about their businesses.

| St Louis Public Radio

Kristy Jackson, CEO of and consultant at DK Solutions, added that women have “performed amazingly through all of time.”

| Wall Street Journal

Two of the nation’s most populous states have introduced programs designed to bring retirement-savings plans to residents who don’t have access to one at work. The move escalates government efforts to reduce the retirement-savings shortfall in the U.S.

| The Conway Daily Sun

As a small employer, I can tell you small business owners were not asking for this new rule.

| Morning Consult

This is a big deal.

| Chicago Patch

When Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill intended to place restrictions on short-term health insurance plans sold in Illinois they protected healthcare access for the state's entrepreneurs.