Small Businesses, the Economy, and Mid-term Elections
Small businesses are said to be the backbone of the U.S. economy, and if past is prologue, it is the growth of small businesses that will lead to new jobs. Most agree that Washington needs to do what it can to foster economic growth, but with midterm elections approaching there is a vigorous debate among candidates as to what sort of help is effective. A panel discusses what Washington can and can’t do to help small businesses grow.
professor of political science, Yale University
reporter, Wall Street Journal
tax counsel, National Federation of Independent Business