The Obama administration's current proposed programs are incompatible with the dynamism that enables small business job growth. But with a more flexible approach, President Obama could deliver a winner.
The reality is that firms are starting smaller and staying smaller and that more people want to be their own boss. We need good strategies to help these businesses start and thrive. We need good strategies to help the unemployed create their own jobs.
By passing the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act, lawmakers can give entrepreneurs some well-deserved relief. It would not only better financial conditions for them, but for the economy overall -- and that means for each and every one of us.
The Small Business Administration's loan incentive program worked brilliantly, and it will work again. Washington should act -- and act now -- to provide another $2 billion to help small businesses, their workers and the taxpayers.