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Panelists Warn of Small-Business Perils in the California Consumer Privacy Act

Panelists Warn of Small-Business Perils in the California Consumer Privacy Act

California’s Main Street, mom-and-pop enterprises should not be lured into a false sense of comfort by the California Consumer Privacy Act’s $25 million in annual sales threshold when the law takes effect next week, according to three panelists speaking at December 6 issues forum in Napa. One of the panelists, John Kabateck, California state director […]

California Leader Urges Consumers to Think Big by Shopping Small

California Leader Urges Consumers to Think Big by Shopping Small

Will tomorrow’s Small Business Saturday top last year’s record $17.8 billion in sales to independent retailers and restaurants? “All signs are pointing to a possibly spectacular Small Business Saturday,” said John Kabateck, California state director for NFIB, the state’s and nation’s largest and leading small business association. “NFIB’s Small Business Economic Trends reports for the […]

Comment on Today’s Release of National Economic Poll and California’s Main Street

Comment on Today’s Release of National Economic Poll and California’s Main Street

    The good economic news just keeps coming, as today’s release of NFIB’s monthly Small Business Economic Trends (SBET) report revealed. But the sustainability of that is threatened more in the Golden State than anywhere else in the nation, according to a top California small-business leader. According to John Kabateck, California state director for […]

Pro-Small Biz-California Fights Legislature

Pro-Small Biz-California Fights Legislature

  By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   When things do not add up and seem to defy logic, the expression “Something is wrong with this picture” comes to mind. Such a predicament is the state of affairs in California for small business owners who struggle under the Progressive government of Gavin Newsom With […]

National Federation of Independent Business | Commentary on Assembly Bill 5 affecting Small Businesses

National Federation of Independent Business | Commentary on Assembly Bill 5 affecting Small Businesses

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 10, 2019—The following comments were issued by John Kabateck, California state director for the National Federation of Independent Business, and Shawn Lewis, NFIB policy director after today’s passage of Assembly Bill 5 by the Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee of the California Senate. The bill now moves to the Senate Appropriations […]

44th District Cybersecurity Hearing, May 10th

44th District Cybersecurity Hearing, May 10th

Jacqui Irwin, CA 44AD Assembly Member     District Cybersecurity Hearing Friday, May 1010 a.m. – 12 p.m.Cal State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) — Malibu Hall1 University Dr.Camarillo, CA 93012View Live StreamHello friends,This Friday, May 10, I am hosting a special in-district hearing on cybersecurity best practices for small businesses. These hearings are usually held […]

Here’s What Some Small Business Owners Are Saying About Trump’s Presidency

Here’s What Some Small Business Owners Are Saying About Trump’s Presidency

Stephanie Hamill | Video Columnist WATCH:  What are small business owners saying nearly two-and-a-half years into Donald Trump’s presidency? To find out, The Daily Caller sat down with Bruce LeVell, who is with the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy’s Region 4. LeVell represents small business owners in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, […]

The Thomas Fire | Families and Friends Helping Families and Friends! Rebuilding the Glassman!

The Thomas Fire | Families and Friends Helping Families and Friends! Rebuilding the Glassman!

EDITORIAL NOTE: Many people have suffered devastating losses because of the fire. There is also enormous collateral damage done to small businesses, vendors, and neighborhoods not to mention the near-wholesale disappearance of affordable housing in Ventura, a situation with huge repercussions. It is hard to know how to help. Where does one start? How does […]

California in Bottom Five States for Small Business in Thumbtack Survey

California in Bottom Five States for Small Business in Thumbtack Survey

Survey of 12,000 Small Businesses: To Halt U.S. Entrepreneurship Crisis, Ease Regulations In Largest Study of Its Kind, Skilled Professionals Rate Texas, Utah and Tennessee Highest for Small Business Friendliness Thumbtack.com connects small businesses with clients/customers.  From their website regarding their most recent survey of small business owners: “Since 2012, the Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness […]

Minimum Wage kills small business while another faces layoffs

Minimum Wage kills small business while another faces layoffs

   

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