This week’s small businesses “In the News” included the following stories:
Local small business owners react to presidential debate
Bay 9, 10/16/12, by Laurie Davidson
A group of small business owners and Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations coalition members watched the debate at the Tampa Bay Brewing Company in Ybor City, a locally owned and operated small business itself. The crowd wanted to hear how the candidates plan to handle the current regulatory process, including how the candidates would make regulations less burdensome and costly for small businesses.
Nevada’s small businesses need regulatory reform
Reno Gazette Journal, 10/18/12, by Jaclyn O’Malley
A Reno sandwich shop owner stood next to a backhoe on Wednesday with a sign that said “We’ve been buried the last four years.” Tim Wulf, president of Jimmy John’s sandwich shops in Reno, was making a statement against the Obama administration and in support of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Wulf’s demonstration was down the street from the Reno Ballroom where Vice President Joe Biden spoke to nearly 1,000 during a rally.
PA Farm Owner Discusses Impact of Complex Regulations on Business
Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations Blog, 10/10/12
This month, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Vice President Rick Ebert hosted a roundtable at his business, Ebert Farms, with Senator Ward, NFIB Pennsylvania Director Kevin Shivers, and other small business owners. Rick and the other farmers discussed the impact of the myriad of regulations on their farms.