President Obama's Affordable Care Act goes into effect at the beginning of 2014, and California small businesses are now able to get a preview of what the cost of coverage could be for their employees next year.
August 29, 2013
California watching as oil giant BP rights EPA restrictions
BP may have been responsible for dumping more than 200 million gallons of oil into pristine waters in 2010, but the company is only now fighting its legal ramifications. California environmental activists and business litigation experts alike are watching closely as the company tries to counter a new Environmental Protection Agency ban stemming from the Gulf of Mexico disaster. BP is challenging a temporary moratorium against getting any new U.S. leases or government contracts for oil exploration.