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February 24th, 2017 by

  by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2017: Michigan ranked 12th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2017” ranks the 50 states according to 55 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Tax Index 2016: Michigan ranked 14th […]

February 18th, 2017 by

  Governor Greitens Delivers on Right-to-Work by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2017: Missouri ranked 20th among the 50 states in this year’s annual Index. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2017” ranks the 50 states according to 55 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and […]

February 9th, 2017 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2017: California ranked dead last – that is, 50th – among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2017” ranks the 50 states according to 55 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Tax […]

January 12th, 2017 by

The Top “Moving-In” State   by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2016: South Dakota ranked 3rd among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Tax […]

December 30th, 2016 by

                                                                                Raymond J. Keating Chief Economist   Executive Summary: 8 Key Points in the Economic Outlook […]

December 29th, 2016 by

Welcoming Climate for All, Including for Small Businesses by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2016: Florida ranked 5th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small […]

December 19th, 2016 by

Policy makers can fight off slow economic growth with new policies by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2016: Minnesota ranked 47th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and […]

December 14th, 2016 by

Policy plays a huge role in improving productivity growth The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released an updated look at third quarter productivity earlier this month. Nonfarm business labor productivity actually rose at an annualized rate of 3.1 percent in the third quarter. This likely lines up as another occasional blip up in a quarter […]

December 10th, 2016 by

  by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2016: West Virginia ranked 28th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Tax Index 2016: West Virginia […]

November 29th, 2016 by

STATE OF THE WEEK by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2016: North Dakota ranked 14th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Tax Index […]

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