American Public Media’s Marketplace has been interviewing small business owners across industries and political parties. The results reveal concern about healthcare costs, access to capital, taxes, regulation and export policy.


Small business is something just about all politicians say they support, like the troops, or the middle class. But just like veterans frustrated with medical care backlogs and working parents scraping to pay for child care,

The small business owners Marketplace talked to don’t feel they’re getting enough from Washington beyond warm words in campaign speeches.


Click the player below to hear voices from America’s small business community on the issues that are important to them.

(via Marketplace by Mark Garrison @GarrisonMark)


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