Enough Focus on Small Business from Obama?


BusinessWeek suggests that many were not happy with the President’s State of the Union Address last night, citing not enough energy toward small business.

“President Obama mentioned small business three times in his State of the Union Address last night, touting his administration’s record of promoting small business lending and calling for better tools to help business owners sell in foreign markets. He also sent a shout out to John Soranno, a Minneapolis pizzeria owner who recently gave employees a raise to $10 an hour. To judge by the response of small business advocacy groups, that wasn’t enough.

Read the article here.

~ Norris Lozano, CEO of BusinessUS, a California-based small business lender