Small Business Minnesota distributed its legislative wrap up in early June: It was another big-business year at the Minnesota State Capitol. While small business made some gains, the vast majority of business-related public policy and tax dollars (including tax favors) continues to focus on big-businesses. (See the lobbyist report article)
Small business gains include: greater attention (but little funding) for adequate Internet access for the 500,000 small businesses, customers and employees in Greater Minnesota, the potential for small businesses to tap crowdfunding, and an increase in education and programs for a ready workforce. Read small-business legislative wrap up.