Small Business

Nevada wants to use untried execution drugs that pose risks

Nov 18, 2017

A new combination of drugs that Nevada wants to use for its first execution in more than a decade carries serious risks

White House requests $44 billion disaster aid bill

Nov 17, 2017

The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that falls far short of demands from hurricane-hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Nov 15, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Businesses lure seasonal help with chances for other jobs

Nov 15, 2017

Small businesses that need extra help for holidays sweeten the deal with chances for a permanent job or help finding another

California wineries assess wildfires' long-term effects

Nov 14, 2017

California's recent wildfires had only a minimal overall effect on wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties, but many operators are now grappling with other effects of the fires, including making up for losses from being closed at the busiest time of year

After massacre, Las Vegas police beef up marathon security

Nov 10, 2017

Las Vegas is posting snipers and surrounding tens of thousands of runners with other safety measures at a weekend marathon

Get Started: Mixed small business reception for GOP tax plan

Nov 6, 2017

The GOP's proposed tax overhaul gets a mixed reaction from small business advocates

Drug company founder indicted in US-wide opioid conspiracy

Oct 26, 2017

U.S. prosecutors have charged the founder of an opioid medication maker with pushing prescriptions of powerful painkillers

States lose push to force Trump to restart health subsidies

Oct 26, 2017

A U.S. judge has rejected a request from 18 states and the District of Columbia to force the Trump administration to resume paying "Obamacare" subsidies right away

Trump opposes massive California water project

Oct 25, 2017

The Trump administration pulled support from an ambitious plan to build California's biggest water project in decades, casting the current form of the $16 billion proposal to build two giant tunnels as another unwanted legacy from the Obama era