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CA egg prices skyrocket

For partly predictable reasons, egg prices in California have skyrocketed. An unexpected wave of disease has exacerbated increases brought on by Golden State policymakers. “While the avian flu outbreak this spring that resulted in the killing of 48 million domestic chickens

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Covered CA hit with mismanagement charges

With its latest signup extension deadline set to expire at the end of the month, the Covered California exchange has come under fresh scrutiny for mismanagement and persistent problems with implementing Obamacare plans. In recent weeks, attention has focused on the thousands of

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VIDEO: Pete Peterson — Modernizing the secretary of state & cutting red tape

California is far behind other states when it comes to voting technology and making it easy for entrepreneurs to start a business. Pete Peterson, the Republican candidate for Secretary of State in California has a plan to work with Silicon

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VIDEO: Pete Peterson — Empowering entrepreneurs to transform California

You can’t register your business online in California and the state has a long history of punishing business owners and entrepreneurs in other ways as well. Pete Peterson, the Republican candidate for Secretary of State, plans to use the entrepreneurial

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New small biz survey supposedly supports tax increases 30

Oct. 26, 2012 By Katy Grimes A new survey of 500 small businesses claims that a majority of small business owners want high income earners to be taxed more. This is difficult to believe, and amazing timing with the election

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Another small biz bites the dust 4

Oct. 1, 2012 Katy Grimes: The news that another small Sacramento business is closing its doors seems only to draw yawns these days. The famed Fords Real Burgers, a local Sacramento burger joint since 1987, is being forced out of business

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Lawmakers’ latest fib about small biz insurance 0

July 6, 2012 By Katy Grimes As the Legislature crammed to clear their plates this week so they could take their summer break, one atrocity after another oozed from the committees in the form of legislation. One of the worst

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Internet Tax Would Kill Small Businesses 0

JUNE 23, 2011 By KATY GRIMES A bill awaiting signature by Gov. Jerry Brown could hasten the spread of Internet taxation bills across the country, putting small business owners at a disadvantage with compliance of more than 7,500 different taxing

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