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business proposal Districts support $15 minimum wage proposal | Business - messenger-inquirerPosted: 31 Mar 2019 12:00 AM PDT As congressional Democrats advance a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, they're encountering skepticism from party centrists dubious of the plan's merits. But a new poll finds that likely voters in Democratic-led swing districts overwhelmingly support efforts to more than double the hourly minimum by 2024. And they say they're more likely to support the lawmakers who vote that way. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., and co-sponsored by 204 Democrats, would gradually raise the federal minimum from its current $7.25 an hour. It hasn't changed since July 2009, making this one of the longest periods without a wage increase since the federal minimum was established in 1938. The battleground survey was sponsored by the National Employment Law Project, a progressive legal group that advocates for raising th…

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business news Business news for March 31 | Business - Manhattan MercuryAlgerian President Names New Government, Keeps Army Chief - U.S. News & World ReportArea Business News for April 1, 2019 - News - Utica Observer DispatchAsian Markets Rally, Extending Gains on Wall Street - U.S. News & World ReportThe Latest: Wealthy Russian Dies in Plane Crash in Germany - U.S. News & World ReportBusiness news for March 31 | Business - Manhattan MercuryPosted: 31 Mar 2019 05:00 AM PDT Manhattan Surgical Hospital receivesfive-star ratingManhattan Surgical Hospital has received a "Five Star" facility designation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its latest rankings. The recognition puts Manhattan Surgical Hospital in the top 8 percent in the country for its overall hospital-level quality.The overall rating from CMS provides consumers with a star rating generated by combining multiple dimensions of quality into a single summary score.Star rankings are b…

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facebook business HUD says Facebook’s ad business leads to housing discrimination - RecodeHow to Use Facebook Groups to Build Your Business - Travel Market ReportFacebook Says Some of Mark Zuckerberg's Posts Were Deleted - U.S. News & World ReportHUD says Facebook’s ad business leads to housing discrimination - RecodePosted: 28 Mar 2019 12:24 PM PDT Facebook has a $55 billion annual advertising business in part because it lets advertisers pick and choose, with precise detail, who they want to target their advertisements to.That's great if you're Coca-Cola, and historically it's been great for Facebook. But the Department of Housing and Urban Development, commonly referred to as HUD, said Thursday that Facebook's targeting actually creates some serious problems.Specifically: HUD claims Facebook's ad platform is "causing housing discrimination," and can "exclude people" from seeing certain ads based on traits that are defined by HUD a…

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business portal MONEY MATTERS: 10 steps to turn your idea into a business - The Bakersfield CalifornianBurrell Behavioral Health notifies clients of an internet portal security incident - KY3Bowers & Merena catalogs added to Newman portal - Numismatic NewsGlobal Board Portal Market Size, Trends & Forecasts 2019-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Associated PressMONEY MATTERS: 10 steps to turn your idea into a business - The Bakersfield CalifornianPosted: 30 Mar 2019 12:00 AM PDT Bakersfield's list of successful "homegrown" businesses rivals most cities. Have you ever wondered how the founding entrepreneurs of these flourishing businesses got started? Some would-be entrepreneurs spend years searching for the "perfect idea" to start a business and never pull the trigger. If you are thinking about launching a business, there's a lot to consider. Here's an overview of what you need to make it happen. Refine your idea If you have a business idea, balance it…

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google business Google is getting into the vacation rental business - The Real DealPosted: 30 Mar 2019 11:00 AM PDTGoogle is getting into the vacation rental businessThe tech company is revamping its travel booking featuresMarch 30, 2019 02:00PM Google's CEO Sundar Pichai. The company is launching a new vacation rentals platform (Credit: Getty, iStock) On the heels of launching its new hotel booking platform, Google is adding new vacation rental offerings to the business.Users now have the option to book entire lodgings — like apartments, cabins and villas — instead of individual rooms, Skift reported. The feature is available globally for mobile users and will expand to the desktop platform in several months."Our goal is to provide the best possible search experience for users looking for a place to stay," said Jennifer Rodstrom, a Google spokesperson. "Increasingly, we see that users are interested in alternative accommodations when traveling."Google's par…

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - News - Waxahachie Daily Light

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - NewsWaxahachie Daily LightWhite retires from Hilltop Holdings Inc.Hilltop Holdings Inc.'s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman Alan B. White is retiring, effective April 1.

Little Caesars elevates Gleich to cio | 2019-03-28 - Food Business News

Little Caesars elevates Gleich to cio | 2019-03-28Food Business NewsDETROIT — Edward Gleich has been promoted to chief innovation officer at Little Caesars. In his new role, he will be responsible for developing ideas and ...

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local business - Houma Courier

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local businessHouma CourierArts Council appoints new directorThe Houma-based Bayou Regional Arts Council Board has appointed Jeremy Breaux as the organization's executive director.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Calls for More Outside Regulation - U.S. News & World Report

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Calls for More Outside RegulationU.S. News & World ReportNEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is calling for more outside regulation in several areas in which the social media site has run into problems ...

Gaming to go: Longview entrepreneurs launching mobile video game businesses - Longview News-Journal

Gaming to go: Longview entrepreneurs launching mobile video game businessesLongview News-JournalChristian Jackson and Kris London, childhood friends who've played video games for years, are jumping on board a business that takes games on the road to ...

Women-owned businesses continue to grow - News - Citizens Voice

Women-owned businesses continue to grow - NewsCitizens VoiceKINGSTON — Thirty years ago, three sisters came together with a dream to start their own business. Catherine Duffy, Diane Dreier and Mary Leeds started a ...

Biz Bits: Lincoln has the healthiest home market - Lincoln Journal Star

Biz Bits: Lincoln has the healthiest home marketLincoln Journal StarLincoln has the healthiest housing market in Nebraska, according to personal finance website SmartAsset.

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local business - Houma Courier

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local businessHouma CourierArts Council appoints new directorThe Houma-based Bayou Regional Arts Council Board has appointed Jeremy Breaux as the organization's executive director.

Facebook Says Some of Mark Zuckerberg's Posts Were Deleted - U.S. News & World Report

Facebook Says Some of Mark Zuckerberg's Posts Were DeletedU.S. News & World ReportNEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says some of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's posts on the social media site were deleted due to technical errors.

How Elevating Animal Welfare Benefits the Community - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local Newspaper - Flagstaff Business News

How Elevating Animal Welfare Benefits the Community - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local NewspaperFlagstaff Business NewsWhen High Country Humane (HCH) was awarded the contract to start providing animal shelter services for the city and the county, it came with a clear mandate ...

Little Caesars elevates Gleich to cio | 2019-03-28 - Food Business News

Little Caesars elevates Gleich to cio | 2019-03-28Food Business NewsDETROIT — Edward Gleich has been promoted to chief innovation officer at Little Caesars. In his new role, he will be responsible for developing ideas and ...

Biz Bits: Lincoln has the healthiest home market - Lincoln Journal Star

Biz Bits: Lincoln has the healthiest home marketLincoln Journal StarLincoln has the healthiest housing market in Nebraska, according to personal finance website SmartAsset.

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - News - Austin American-Statesman

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - NewsAustin American-StatesmanWhite retires from Hilltop Holdings Inc.Hilltop Holdings Inc.'s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman Alan B. White is retiring, effective April 1.

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local business - Daily Comet

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local businessDaily CometArts Council appoints new directorThe Houma-based Bayou Regional Arts Council Board has appointed Jeremy Breaux as the organization's executive director.

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - Valley Town Crier

Business bulletins: Changes at area banksValley Town CrierWhite retires from Hilltop Holdings Inc.Hilltop Holdings Inc.'s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman Alan B. White is retiring, effective April 1.

Gaming to go: Longview entrepreneurs launching mobile video game businesses - Longview News-Journal

Gaming to go: Longview entrepreneurs launching mobile video game businessesLongview News-JournalChristian Jackson and Kris London, childhood friends who've played video games for years, are jumping on board a business that takes games on the road to ...

Biz Bits: Lincoln has the healthiest home market - Lincoln Journal Star

Biz Bits: Lincoln has the healthiest home marketLincoln Journal StarLincoln has the healthiest housing market in Nebraska, according to personal finance website SmartAsset.

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - News - Waxahachie Daily Light

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - NewsWaxahachie Daily LightWhite retires from Hilltop Holdings Inc.Hilltop Holdings Inc.'s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman Alan B. White is retiring, effective April 1.

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local business - Houma Courier

Newsmakers: Names, events and headlines in local businessHouma CourierArts Council appoints new directorThe Houma-based Bayou Regional Arts Council Board has appointed Jeremy Breaux as the organization's executive director.

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - News - Waxahachie Daily Light

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - NewsWaxahachie Daily LightWhite retires from Hilltop Holdings Inc.Hilltop Holdings Inc.'s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman Alan B. White is retiring, effective April 1.

Little Caesars elevates Gleich to cio | 2019-03-28 - Food Business News

Little Caesars elevates Gleich to cio | 2019-03-28Food Business NewsDETROIT — Edward Gleich has been promoted to chief innovation officer at Little Caesars. In his new role, he will be responsible for developing ideas and ...

Business news for March 31 | Business - Manhattan Mercury

Business news for March 31 | BusinessManhattan MercuryManhattan Surgical Hospital receives. five-star rating. Manhattan Surgical Hospital has received a “Five Star” facility designation from the Centers for Medicare ...

How Elevating Animal Welfare Benefits the Community - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local Newspaper - Flagstaff Business News

How Elevating Animal Welfare Benefits the Community - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local NewspaperFlagstaff Business NewsWhen High Country Humane (HCH) was awarded the contract to start providing animal shelter services for the city and the county, it came with a clear mandate ...

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - News - Waxahachie Daily Light

Business bulletins: Changes at area banks - NewsWaxahachie Daily LightWhite retires from Hilltop Holdings Inc.Hilltop Holdings Inc.'s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman Alan B. White is retiring, effective April 1.