Got Weekend Plans?

Can shouting out random words in a group of nearly 200 people help start a company?  That’s how the folks at Startup Weekend, a Seattle-based nonprofit, get attendees at their events to “warm up” for a weekend of rolling up your sleeves,…

Welcome to the West

Across this nation, we have large and small; east and west; oceans, lakes and mountains; and people whose goals make us thrive, grow, and move forward. Our natural curiosity, creativity and desire to succeed has fostered an environment of…

Internet Sales Tax Proposal Discussion

On May 3, Advocacy hosted a small business roundtable meeting on the taxation of Internet sales. Small business owners and representatives and Capitol Hill staffers participated. The debate over whether and how to tax Internet commerce…