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