This week’s small businesses “In the News” included the following stories:
NFIB responds to President Obama’s comments on private sector
FOX News, 7/16/12
After President Obama suggested business owners owe their success to government investment, the National Federation of Independent Business said the president’s “unfortunate remarks over the weekend show an utter lack of understanding and appreciation for the people who take a huge personal risk and work endless hours to start a business and create jobs.”
Small businesses need regulatory reform
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 7/13/12
Contrary to the promises four years ago, America’s economy remains a major problem. The president’s vow to fundamentally change the way Washington works has resulted in corporate welfare for the politically connected and costly burdens on Pennsylvania’s small businesses, particularly in the form of federal regulations.
Small businesses dogged by economic uncertainty
The Daytona Beach News-Journal, 7/16/12
Small businesses can be the canary in the coal mine regarding the economy. When the economy gets rough, small businesses may feel the pinch first. And when there is uncertainty caused by political leadership, there is pressure at the level of small businesses — pressure to insulate themselves from future problems.