Washington is still looking for ways to spur more small business growth. So far, all of the attempts have done little to produce a measurable uptick in the amount of small businesses not only opening their doors but also hiring new workers.
On December 8th, 2011 Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced The Startup Act. This legisslation, stemming largely from the research done by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, is designed to remove the regulatory barriers that entrepreneurs face when attempting to form a new business.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is one of the largest foundations in the world and their lobbying power for small business development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs is unmatched. Recently they offered a four part plan for small business development to Washington law makers and although many believe that it makes sense in the current […]