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Small business owners say postal delays make it harder to survive the pandemic; federal stimulus funding falls short for mental health treatment.

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Archive: July 16, 2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - The organization Families USA has crunched the numbers and estimates that about 67,000 Oregon businesses, all with fewer than 25 employees, will be able to get tax credits for health insurance they provide to employees. Almost 20,000 of the smallest companies will qualify for the ma ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Wind power production is often touted as a potentially big money-maker for various states, and a new report delves into the manufacturing side of wind-generation set-ups, showing that small companies could play more of a role in supplying materials, and making wind production part ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Small businesses are said to be the engine that keeps the U.S. economy running. A new survey that asked over 700 of them in Virginia and the Carolinas a series of questions regarding clean energy, and the legislation that is kicking around the U.S. Senate, shows just over half of res ...Read More

GOLDEN/GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Colorado gets a chance to chime in on the future of our great outdoors today. There are listening sessions planned on the Front Range and Western Slope as part of the federal government's "America's Great Outdoors" initiative. Representatives from federal agencies will ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - Too many Wyomingites are working hard at minimum wage jobs that don't pay enough for self-sufficiency, let alone enough to support a family. That's one of the findings in the new "State of Working Wyoming" report from the Equality State Policy Center. The report zeroes in on workers w ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Advocates say they are having some success with a national program designed to prevent child abuse by strengthening families, with six sites in two West Virginia counties taking part in a pilot project. Gretta Hill, site director for Playmates Child Development Center in Westmo ...Read More

SPOKANE, Wash. - At least one facet of the new federal health care reform law should pay off this year for small business owners in Washington. The group Families USA crunched the numbers and estimates that about 110,000 businesses in the state, all with fewer than 25 employees, will be able to get ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE - Saturday, New Mexicans get their chance to share their ideas with the federal government face to face. There's a listening session on how to protect America's great outdoors in Albuquerque, and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will be among those on hand to listen. Kristina Ortez, ...Read More

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