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N.J.'s small businesses to get early access to Obamacare online marketplace

Posted on 9/10/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

New Jersey is one of five states whose small business owners will get early access to an online marketplace for their employees' health and dental insurance.

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Small business owners aiming to unseat incumbents in midterms, poll shows

Posted on 8/20/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

Small business owners are less than pleased with the broken system in Washington, and many are apparently looking to elect new lawmakers.

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Opinion: Getting faster loans to more small businesses, especially in underserved communities

Posted on 8/6/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy Small Business Policy

As regional administrator for Region II of the U.S. Small Business Administration, it’s my job, and the job of the agency, to try to help as many small-business owners and entrepreneurs as possible to access the capital they need.

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How Congress, SBA can help close the small-business gender gap

Posted on 7/30/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy Small Business & The Economy

Women entrepreneurs still face a glass ceiling. This article discusses how the SBA can close the small biz gender gap.

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Local small businesses need Export-Import Bank to expand abroad

Posted on 7/23/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

There’s been political contention lately over the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), and whether or not its charter should be renewed on Sept. 30, when it's set to expire. And while those who oppose it may view the bank as an example of crony capitalism, small businesses in Philadelphia view it as the only way to expand and grow business overseas.

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Christie signs e-commerce tax bill

Posted on 7/8/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

Gov. Chris Christie signed A-3486 on Monday — a supplemental piece of legislation in the 2015 state budget that contains a component regarding sales tax and certain independent contractors, also called a "Click-Through Nexus."

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Gloucester County's new 'microloan' program a boost for businesses

Posted on 6/25/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Financing Your Small Business Small Business Policy

Starting July 1, small businesses in Gloucester County will have access to new funding options for starting or growing their operations as part of the county's new "microloan" program announced by freeholders on Wednesday.

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Have a Small-Business Complaint? There's an Ombudsman for That

Posted on 3/26/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

How the SBA's point man handles owners' gripes about red tape

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Prime Ofice Space Available for Pittance in Camden

Posted on 3/19/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

In a deal between the state and Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, 116,000 square feet of deeply discounted office space will soon be available at the L3 building in Camden.

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EDA approves $36.5M in incentives for Newark, Camden residential projects

Posted on 2/27/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

New Jersey’s revamped incentive programs have been put to work for the second time this month, this time for key residential projects in Newark and Camden and a new Dietz & Watson distribution center in Burlington County.

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