How Washington Punishes Small Business
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by Stacy Mitchell and Fred Clements This article was first published as an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal. Small business looms large in American political rhetoric. From the campaign trail to the floor of the U.S. House and Senate, … Read More

AIB’s Backgrounder on the Small Business Credit Crunch

A significant share of locally owned businesses are struggling to secure the financing they need to grow.  Our 2014 Independent Business Survey found that 42 percent of local businesses that needed a loan in the previous two years had been unable to … Read More