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Small biz group outed

The political season is in full bloom and partisan ads are everywhere.  But here is a unique one.  Read the script of this radio commercial and guess which organization produced it. The start of a new year can bring a sense of a fresh start, a new beginning.But America’s small-business…

Lack of demand is the problem not regulations

PoliticoLetter to the EditorNovember 9, 2011 Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, in her Opinion piece “Why Small Businesses Matter” (POLITICO, Nov. 1), insists that too much regulation is “the roadblock that many small businesses cite as their greatest impediment to growth.” But Lincoln, who is now the chairwoman of an anti-regulation…

Small business saving money on health care

There are at least 228,000 small business owners in the country happy about “Obamacare”.  That is the numbers who have so far claimed the health insurance tax credit for small businesses that offer the benefit to their employees for 2010.  How much did these businesses save?  $278 million. Unfortunately, the number…

Millionaire challenge

Tuesday I challenged any real business owner making over $1 million a year to contact me to discuss the proposed millionaire surtax to pay for the President’s American Jobs Act.   (A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows about 64% public approval for both the surtax and jobs plan).  The U.S. Chamber, National…

NFIB malpractice

Soon we will find out how many small businesses in the country received health insurance tax credits for 2010—a benefit under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Small Business Majority estimated that there are approximately 4 million businesses with 2 to 24 employees that could qualify for the tax credits…