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Obama wants to increase the federal minimum wage. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why raising the federal minimum wage does not help the people it's supposed to help, and actually hurts the economy.
What is at the heart of why some states are not business friendly? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the elements of his index of states based on how conducive their policies are to business.
Blue states typically are not small business friendly and red states usually are. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the top five and bottom five states as they are ranked based on how their policies impact small businesses.
What certain states are doing to make their states conducive to business. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the policy changes certain states are making to be friendlier to small businesses and economic growth.
there are many reasons people start small businesses. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report on a recent survey that reveals the reasons why people start small businesses, including generational stats.
What is the greatest impediment to small business success today? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report on a recent survey that indicates that oppressive taxes are the most troubling challenge for small business owners.
The U.S. economy is not creating enough jobs. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report on the recent jobs numbers which demonstrate that how the weak economy is impacting jobs growth and to attribute that weakness to government policies.
Small businesses react to Obama policies by refusing to take risks. Ray Keating joins Jim Blaisngame to connect Obama's anti-business policies that are causing small business owners to avoid taking risks, making investments and hiring more people.
Anti-business policies do not make businesses want to invest and hire. Ray Keating joins Jim Blaisngame to compare other recoveries where pro-business policies produced economic growth, with President Obama's recovery.
Why is U.S. unemployment still at 35-year record lows? Ray Keating joins Jim Blaisngame to reveal the several factors that are holding back hiring, including the primary one, which is anti-business policies from Washington.