Gay Wedding Services, Private Health Exchanges, Government Shutdown Jokes: Oct. 3

Gay Wedding Services, Private Health Exchanges, Government Shutdown Jokes: Oct. 3
A daily roundup of the most compelling stories for small business and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andr?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

As more states allow gay marriage, wedding services businesses are running into anti-discrimination laws, write Nathan Koppel and Ashby Jones. [Wall Street Journal]

Bars, restaurants, and other Washington destinations are offering discounts to federal workers, report Anneta Konstantinides and Nicki Rossoll. [ABC News]

Kent Bernhard Jr. looks at how AngelList Syndicates could change the way startups raise money. [Upstart Business Journal]

For perspective on the health insurance landscape for small employers, Robb Mandelbaum interviews Alan Cohen, who founded private health exchange marketplace Liazon. [New York Times]

What David Letterman, Jon Stewart, and other late-night comics are saying about the government shutdown (video). [Bloomberg Television]

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