Sometime in March, the Supreme Court will consider whether for-profit corporations can claim the protection of either the First Amendment, or the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act, in denying contraception coverage to employees. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that employers provide a range of preventative services to employees, including birth control coverage. However, owners of businesses such as Hobby Lobby, an arts and crafts chain, and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation, which specializes in making wood cabinets, maintain that the ACA’s mandate on birth control coverage violates their religious freedom.
Every year in the United States, 600,000 new businesses are started. There are many reasons people start their own small business, from a desire to be in control of their own destiny, to the passion to pursue a lifelong dream. Regardless of your reasons for starting a small business, protecting that business investment with insurance is an important part of business ownership. The right insurance will minimize the risks you face due to unexpected events, liabilities, and losses.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota businesses will see lower unemployment insurance taxes starting next year.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says Tuesday that the unemployment insurance trust fund’s $1.2 billion reserve at the end of September was enough to trigger a tax cut proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton and enacted by the Legislature this year.
The fund went into deficit during the recession, and the employment and economic development commissioner says its turnaround is a sign of an improving economy. The agency estimates businesses will save $346.5 million in 2014-15.
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Does any proposed health care legislation mandate that the federal government will purchase and own a majority interest in any insurance company?
Does any proposed health care legislation require the federal government to purchase and own hospitals or other health care providers?
I would like to see passages from any proposed bills that require government ownership of a portion of the health care industry. Can you cite any examples?
“Socialism is a government controlled economy, not necessarily government controlled business.”
That’s the funniest thing I’ve seen all day. Our economy IS business, isn’t it?
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