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Cheryl Sowa
Cheryl Sowa

Health Care Reform: House & Senate Bill Breakdowns

The House and Senate Health Care Bills are VERY different on very important issues that all Americans, especially small business owners, need to be aware of. Here is a simple breakdown of various topics in both the House and Senate health care bills, as well as some FAQ about what this means for small business owners.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Credit Card Overhaul Passes Senate

The US Senate has passed sweeping credit card legislation aimed at reining in an industry that most Americans love to hate. The question is, however, what will the industry do in response?

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

GM Human Resources: Obama Style

There is an old adage: Beware what you wish for, you might get it. Well, the hope-wreathed wishes for change are coming to fruition as the President takes one unprecedented step after another. Over the weekend, he ordered the departure of General Motors' Chairman and CEO, Rick Wagoner, ostensibly as part of the effort to save the century-old automaker. There needed to be a shake-up at the top of GM, no question, but the real issue is the fact that the President did this at all.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Clock is Ticking on Senate Stimulus Vote

There will soon be a vote on the Senate version of President Obama’s so-called stimulus plan, on the list of social and governmental programs, the token tax cuts and the even more token nods to small business. Question: If this bill doesn’t stimulate small business, why is everyone calling it a stimulus bill?

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Reid Loses—You Win!

In the midst of the worst financial crisis in living memory, Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the US Senate, quietly tried to derail the push for energy independence, one of the few things what will actually help our economy, by slipping a prohibition against shale oil exploration into another bill. Reid tried, he failed and we name names.

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