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NEW STUDY finds Overregulation Hurts Immigrant and Low-Income Entrepreneurs Trying to Achieve the American Dream

A new study released today by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute finds that government has erected barriers to opportunity that make it very difficult for immigrant and low-income entrepreneurs to lift themselves out of poverty and climb the economic ladder. Click here to download “Entrepreneurship as a Pathway to the …

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Looking Back on 2017: Rolling Back Red Tape

Looking back on 2017, perhaps the most under-reported story of the year has been President Trump’s success in cutting back regulations.  Back in January at the start of his administration, Mr. Trump signed an executive order requiring agencies to cut two regulations for every new one added to the books. …

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For Amazon, It’s a Great Big Jungle Out There

It seems that Seattle is no longer evergreen for Amazon. Last week, the company announced that it’s on the hunt for a second headquarters. There wasn’t a clear explanation for why the online retail giant is seeking a new habitat. But even climate change deniers would conclude that nature – …

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More Work To Do

Over the past five years, North Carolina has become a more attractive place to work, live, invest, and do business. The state tax burden is lower — by hundreds of millions of dollars a year — and restructured in a way that reduces the double-taxation of investment in new jobs, …

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Indiana’s Friendly To Small Business But Not With Incentives

It’s a mixed bag for small businesses in Indiana. On one hand, there’s very little red tape, which experts say enables small businesses to get off the ground, expand and thrive. The rub, however, is that those businesses don’t receive the lion’s share of state-backed grants and tax credits, according …

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Study: Indiana’s Friendly To Small Business But Not With Incentives

Bloomberg News It’s a mixed bag for small businesses in Indiana. On one hand, there’s very little red tape, which experts say enables small businesses to get off the ground, expand and thrive. The rub, however, is that those businesses don’t receive the lion’s share of state-backed grants and tax …

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Turning America into a Blue State; Bad Idea?

Some of the right-wing blogs I read are convinced that President Obama sincerely wants to destroy entrepreneurship in this country. This is nonsense. Obama loves entrepreneurship, but he would like to make a few changes to it. It’s the nature of the changes that worries me. If these changes worry …

Business & Economics

NEW STUDY finds Overregulation Hurts Immigrant and Low-Income Entrepreneurs Trying to Achieve the American Dream

A new study released today by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute finds that government has erected barriers to opportunity that make it very difficult for immigrant and low-income entrepreneurs to lift themselves out of poverty and climb the economic ladder. Click here to download “Entrepreneurship as a Pathway to the …

Blog

Looking Back on 2017: Rolling Back Red Tape

Looking back on 2017, perhaps the most under-reported story of the year has been President Trump’s success in cutting back regulations.  Back in January at the start of his administration, Mr. Trump signed an executive order requiring agencies to cut two regulations for every new one added to the books. …

Blog

For Amazon, It’s a Great Big Jungle Out There

It seems that Seattle is no longer evergreen for Amazon. Last week, the company announced that it’s on the hunt for a second headquarters. There wasn’t a clear explanation for why the online retail giant is seeking a new habitat. But even climate change deniers would conclude that nature – …

Business & Economics

More Work To Do

Over the past five years, North Carolina has become a more attractive place to work, live, invest, and do business. The state tax burden is lower — by hundreds of millions of dollars a year — and restructured in a way that reduces the double-taxation of investment in new jobs, …

Business & Economics

Indiana’s Friendly To Small Business But Not With Incentives

It’s a mixed bag for small businesses in Indiana. On one hand, there’s very little red tape, which experts say enables small businesses to get off the ground, expand and thrive. The rub, however, is that those businesses don’t receive the lion’s share of state-backed grants and tax credits, according …

Business & Economics

Study: Indiana’s Friendly To Small Business But Not With Incentives

Bloomberg News It’s a mixed bag for small businesses in Indiana. On one hand, there’s very little red tape, which experts say enables small businesses to get off the ground, expand and thrive. The rub, however, is that those businesses don’t receive the lion’s share of state-backed grants and tax …

Business & Economics

Turning America into a Blue State; Bad Idea?

Some of the right-wing blogs I read are convinced that President Obama sincerely wants to destroy entrepreneurship in this country. This is nonsense. Obama loves entrepreneurship, but he would like to make a few changes to it. It’s the nature of the changes that worries me. If these changes worry …

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