Archive for October 2012

Who really represents small business?

There has been a good deal of press on local chambers of commerce divorcing themselves from the US Chamber as it seems the US Chamber spends most of it’s money on candidates and policies that favor big business. Now there’s news that the NFIB suffers form a similar malady: http://www.ilsr.org/does-nfib-really-represent-interests-independent-businesses/

Small Businesses are Hiring

ADP’s payroll reports show small and midsize employers adding jobs, but there are oddities in the data.

Read the story on Businessweek.com: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-10-03/if-small-businesses-are-bummed-why-are-they-hiring

MN New Business Filings Up

Mark RitchieMark Ritchie, MN Secretary of State, notes that new business filings in MN are up 16% since 2011. Full article…