Bill would expand RFA rules that requires agencies to review regulation impact on small businesses.
Washington was embroiled in a game of fiscal chicken at the end of the year. Unemployment is high at 7.7%. The 2.5 million people who are unemployed but so discouraged that they’re not actively looking are unchanged from 2011.
In a recent nationwide survey of small businesses, nearly two-thirds said it has become significantly harder to get loans today than just a few years ago. Similarly, a National Federation of Independent Business survey found a nearly 10% increase in the number of small businesses trying to borrow but no...
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is not convinced that a lack of credit access primarily contributed to the woes of small businesses since the 2007-2009 recession.