It was an exciting day, September 17, 2010, the day President Obama signed the Small Business Jobs Act giving small business owners a long list of benefits which include tax breaks and better access to credit.

Why this is so important? Small Busnesses produce most of the new jobs in this country.  They are the anchor of our community.  They are part of the promise of America – the idea that if you’ve got a dream and you’re willing to work hard, you can succeed.  That’s what leads a worker to leave a job to become her own boss.  That’s what propels a basement inventor to sell a new product – or an amateur chef to open a restaurant.  It’s this promise that has drawn millions to our shores and made our economy the envy of the world.

The bill includes a series of small business proposals that the President put forth earlier this year, and small businesses will start Read More→