The Last, Best Hope for Small Businesses: Their Customers

Government and Economy Last Best Hope for Small Businesses: Their Customers The Obama Administration's economic stimulus plan doesn't have much that might directly benefit small businesses. Economists, however, see salvation for those companies closer to home with their own customers. Gregg Withdraws From Commerce Secretary Nomination Senator Gregg made a statement regarding his withdrawal from consideration as U.S. Commerce Secretary, stating that he found “irresolvable conflicts” on policy between himself and the president. Stimul... [Read Full Article]

New RNC Chairman Pushes for More Small Business Stimulus

Government and Economy Quarterly Indicators: The Economy and Small Business In the fourth quarter of 2008, the U.S. economy suffered its worst decline since 1982 as real GDP fell by an annualized 3.8 percent. In 2008, the US lost 2.97 million jobs, more than half of them in the fourth quarter. These and other trends are discussed as they affect small business. RNC Chairman Steele Pushes for More Small Business Aid Not all jobs are created equal according to recently elected Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele, who argues that the Obama Administration in making work than in creating lasting jobs. He is pushing for more of the econo... [Read Full Article]