The Voice: Industry News - July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018

5 Races You Need to Watch in the 2018 Midterm Elections 

A number of business issues are at stake this election cycle, including consumer privacy, taxes, and the minimum wage. 

Source: Inc. 

How U.S. Law Needs to Change to Support the Self-Employed and Gig Economy 

An estimated 30-40% of today’s workforce are self-employed either part- or full-time, and the numbers are only expected to grow. 

Source: Harvard Business Review 

How Innovation Helped Save Detroit 

Just five years after Detroit was forced to file for bankruptcy protection, the city has become a thriving hub of innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Source: CNN 

House Passes Regulatory Relief for Credit Unions 

In a Thursday vote, the House approved H.R. 6147, the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2019. 

Source: Credit Union National Association 

Small Businesses Face ‘Critical Shortage’ Of Skilled Workers: SBA’s Linda Mcmahon 

With more Americans eager to join the workforce, small businesses are looking for skilled workers. 

Source: Fox Business 

SMB Owners Optimistic Despite Some Concerns Over Trump Policies 

Small and medium-sized business (SMB) owners remain generally optimistic despite concerns about how the Trump administration’s policies may affect their businesses, according to a recent survey. 

Source: Insurance Business America

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