This week, members of the House Democratic caucus unveiled their proposal to create good jobs and foster neighborhood business growth. Named the “Neighborhood Businesses, Neighborhood Growth” initiative, the plan would:
According to the members, neighborhood businesses created more than 34,000 jobs in 2014, with total small business employment accounting for nearly 50.2% of the workforce. “Economists all seem to agree that small businesses are key to a good economy. This latest announcement is another proposal that seeks to increase that important sector in the Michigan economy, in the hopes of continued growth in our state,” said Tim Ward President of MLC. The bills were referred to the House Commerce and Trade Committee.
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