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Congress approves Start Up crowdfunding bill; 22 Crowdfunding sites to apply to now

Today,  the Senate passed its version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act, which helps small start ups raise capital by supporting and authorizing crowdfunding, a process of raising money. Instead of seeking out angel investors or venture capitalists, crowdfunding enables individuals, collectives and startups to gather donations or microinvestments in their product, project […]

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House Republicans look to revamp FCC

For decades now, digital technology, media, wireless and telephone companies, lawyers, engineers and accountants have been saying the nation’s communications laws are outdated. On March 8, Congress took the first step towards addressing those concerns. With a partisan vote of 31 to 16, most of the Republicans that sit on the House Energy and Commerce […]

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Could the DREAM ACT be used as a Tool for Returning Undocumented Immigrants to their Homes?

President Obama recently said that one of his regrets of his first two years in office was not being able to get the DREAM Act passed.  The bill which would create a path to citizenship for children of undocumented immigrants failed in a 55-41 vote in the Senate last week, thereby killing it in Congress […]

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