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AMERICAN BUSINESS: Commerce Secretary Announces Program to Help U.S. Businesses Sell Overseas

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the Department of Commerce will expand its overseas resources to help U.S. businesses navigate additional global markets and sell their goods and services to customers all over the world. 371 more words

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AMERICAN BUSINESS: Commerce Secretary Announces Minority Business Development Agency Leader

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of Alejandra Y. Castillo, a New York City native born to Dominican immigrants, with more than 20 years of experience working in the private, government and non-profit sectors, as the new Director of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). 577 more words

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AMERICAN BUSINESS: Final Day to Contribute to IRA and Claim Tax Deduction

If you made IRA contributions or you’re thinking of making them, you may have questions about IRAs and your taxes. Here are some important tips from the IRS about saving for retirement using an IRA. 346 more words

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AMERICAN BUSINESS: Tax Filing Extension Easy

The IRS has received almost 100 million tax returns so far this year and expects to receive about 35 million more by the April 15 filing deadline. 212 more words

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: Cornyn Calls for Senate to Reduce Rape Kit Backlog

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke today on the Senate floor on the need for the Senate to immediately pass legislation from the House of Representatives to help eliminate the rape-kit backlog, while continuing to work towards reauthorizing the broader Justice for All Act. 340 more words

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A Plan for the Ages

In August 1971, future Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell sent a confidential memo to Eugene Snyder, Director of the U.S. chamber of Commerce.  The memo served as a call to arms and battle plan for American business to respond to what Powell perceived to be an attack on the enterprise system from the left. 28 more words

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: Labor Secretary Perez Calls for House to Pass Jobless Benefit Extension

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage of legislation to reauthorize emergency unemployment benefits for five months: 304 more words

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