Kentucky Innovation, Gonzeaux #5 — Marijuana & Other Secrets

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Kentucky grows more marijuana than any state except California – 2 billion dollars worth of weed have been chopped down in Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee. Elizabethtown, Kentucky — Friday May 11, 2012, Gonzeaux #5. I’m sworn to secrecy.

US releases $4 million to NC county over never-completed road

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — The federal government has resumed paying a settlement to a North Carolina county over a never-completed road designed to replace one flooded decades ago for a dam near the Tennessee border

Feds release $4M to N Carolina county over unfinished road

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The federal government has resumed paying a settlement to a North Carolina county over a never-completed road designed to replace one flooded decades ago for a dam near the Tennessee border RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

The Endless Frontier: U.S. Science and National Industrial Policy (part 1)

Steve Blank

Government funding of research started in World War II driven by the needs of the military for weapon systems to defeat Germany and Japan. government has had a robust national science and technology policy, it lacks a national industrial policy; leaving that to private capital. The U.S.

Sidelined: LGBT laws, NCAA policy could keep teams at home

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free envi

Are You Hiding Behind Your Business Name?


Even if you aren’t a corporation or an LLC, your state government may have rules about what business name you can use. Some states, such as Alabama, Kansas, New Mexico and Tennessee for example, don’t require you to register a DBA at all. by Stan Huser, founder of SunDocumentFilings.

7 Reasons Auto Czar Steve Rattner is Wrong

Inc Startups

per hour jobs in Tennessee and Kentucky that Rattner derides. Lastly, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Steve Jobs did not need the government-supported Manufacturing Innovation Institutes that Rattner blames for propping up industry statistics.

Will The Marketplace Fairness Act Affect Your Small Business?

Up and Running

If a state has already passed the a Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement, which 22 states have (24 if you include associate members Ohio and Tennessee) , it has to post that it is going to begin enforcement.

Entrepreneurship Under Attack

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Jeff Hartline, a candidate for the 5th Congressional District in Tennessee, puts it this way at his blog Signers and Framers : "There has been a serious effort over the past 40 years to preserve endangered animal and plant species. However, the Progressives have mounted a relentless campaign through the media, churches, and government to vilify these small engines of prosperity.". It is not easy being an entrepreneur in America these days.

The Public can Help Small Business

The Entrepreneurial Mind

The latest nationwide poll of small-business owners by the National Federation of Independent Business supports what I am hearing from the entrepreneurs I work with in Middle Tennessee. economy faces hurricane-force headwinds, and the government is at the center of the storm, making an economic recovery very difficult," said William Dunkelberg, NFIB's chief economist.

If Mark Cuban Ruled the World.

Inc Startups

s 17th annual GrowCo conference in Nashville, Tennessee. It''s easy to get that loan because the government guarantees it," he said. Maverick entrepreneur Mark Cuban described his picture of an ideal world to attendees of the Inc. GrowCo conference in Nashville, Tenn. Mark Cuban made headlines this week with the unflinchingly honest remarks he made at Inc.''s

Obamacare's Big Debut

Inc Startups

Come hell or government shutdown, Tuesday, October 1 is opening day for Obamacare’s central feature: the health-insurance exchanges. In states including California, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee, insurers have cut major medical centers out of their exchange-based plans.

A Tax Break For (Almost) Every Block

Inc Startups

Last week, President Obama announced the first five so-called Promise Zones , in which the government promises to cut red tape so these communities can better access government resources. There are thousands of location-specific tax breaks for small businesses.

8 Entrepreneur-Politicians Who Mattered

Inc Startups

Harding’s alliance with the press translated well for his public image as he strove to carry out his campaign promise: “Less government in business and more business in government.” government, which commissioned EDS to computerize Medicare records.

Supreme Court? Health Care Reform? Whatever

Inc Startups

Who here thinks, with the government's current deficit problems, that these taxes will be changed or removed regardless of the Supreme Court's decision? And insurance companies will need to get the approval from government-appointed committees before raising rates or denying coverage.

You need these must-have clauses in your freelance contracts

The Next Web

This is often called the “governing law” or “venue.” ” If you work with out-of-state clients, you will more than likely want to have the laws of your state govern the contract simply because when you hire a lawyer to defend you, you will be hiring a local lawyer. Your lawyer may have additional reasons as to why you should have your contract be governed in a certain area.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

Distribution and use of this material are governed by our Subscriber Agreement and by copyright law. Firms Miss Out on Jobs Push A new federal program that lets states give companies financial incentives for hiring jobless people hasnt gained traction, illustrating the complications of government attempts to tackle unemployment. Tennessee. Tennessee. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. MarketWatch. MarketWatch. Barrons. Barrons. AllThingsDigital. AllThingsDigital.

Case Study: Feds Crack Down on Buckyballs

Inc Startups

It's too bad to see the government trying to squash them." Representative Charles Rangel of New York sent a letter to the CPSC in support of Maxfield & Oberton, and Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee questioned the suit during a subcommittee hearing.

Check out the wonderful things my clients shipped in 2011!

Escape From Cubicle Nation

Ericka Hines secured and completed contracts for a federal government agency and a national foundation interested in providing leadership development to their staff and grantees, and spoke to students from high school to law school and nonprofits about the need to have more social change leaders.

We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America

Inc Startups

He has spoken at conferences and to business groups in Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and Tennessee. Honorees range from Ritz-Carlton and Federal Express to Pal's Sudden Service, a dogs-'n'-burger chain in Tennessee.

Peldi (@balsamiq), Balsamiq at Business of Software 2011: Interview with John Nese of Soda Pop Stop.

Business of Software Blog

Big business loves big government. And when we first got started I got a call from Tennessee and this man says, “I’d like to buy some of your great bet” and I said, “oh am sorry but we don’t ship.”