Small Business

Trump's tax plan: business owners win, deficit hawks lose

Sep 27, 2017

Small business owners, large corporations and the super wealthy could make out well under President Donald Trump's tax plan

Washington state deals blow to plan for coal export terminal

Sep 26, 2017

The state of Washington has denied a key permit sought by a company that wants to build and operate a large terminal to export coal from the western U.S. to Asia.

No more flying with reindeer: Unique Alaska planes to retire

Sep 25, 2017

Planes made for Alaska's unique needs of delivering groceries, people and even worn-out sled dogs to far-flung parts of the nation's largest state are being retired

Coffee sold in California could carry cancer warning labels

Sep 25, 2017

Coffee could carry an ominous cancer warning in California if a nonprofit group prevails in a Los Angeles courtroom

Get Started: Many businesses uninsured for flood damage

Sep 25, 2017

When hurricanes send floodwaters into businesses, many owners are left with steep financial losses

Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

Sep 22, 2017

With the busiest U.S. border crossing closing to cars heading to Mexico, frequent crossers worry that they'll now face long lines on both sides

Ontario joins California's market to sell pollution credits

Sep 22, 2017

California's market for buying and trading permits to emit carbon pollution is expanding to include the province of Ontario

New fight in California water wars: How to update old system

Sep 20, 2017

California must decide what's next for upgrading its outdated water supply system after a key player rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion plan to build two giant tunnels

Epidemic at work?: Businesses forced to deal with drug abuse

Sep 20, 2017

Opioid epidemic, other issues lead small businesses to think about how to handle drug abuse

Stopped at US border, Haitians find 'Mexican dream' instead

Sep 20, 2017

Thousands of Haitians have settled on Mexico's northwestern border after the U.S. abruptly closed its doors to them last year