A Little Air for Small Business
Byline: Raymond J. Keating, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Politicians care. How do we know this? Because they constantly remind us. Politicians care about the children, quality health care for everybody, and the environment. In addition, when it comes to the economy, politicians care about the small business community. Unfortunately, some elected officials have funny ways of expressing their love.
Should federal, state and local officials care about small business? Absolutely. Small business is the backbone of the U.S. economy. There has been a lot of talk lately about lackluster or nonexistent job creation. Consider that businesses with fewer than 500 employees account for 99.7 percent of all employers, and they employ more than half the private-sector work force, while creating between 60 percent and 80 percent …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: A Little Air for Small Business. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: October 12, 2003. Page number: B04. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.