(OurFuture.org) -- Imagine a vibrant community with jobs that pay a living wage, hospitals that can meet every community member’s health needs, and 21st-century infrastructure like good public transportation, safe drinking water, and ubiquitous broadband Internet.
Sound good? It does to me. This is the kind of place where we all want to live – and the kind of community where small businesses prosper.
Yet to achieve this vision for a strong local and national economy, government needs to pave the way for small businesses to succeed with policies that invest in our communities and help keep local economies strong.
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These are the types of local economies created by policies that ensure individuals and businesses pay their fair share in taxes, and that these tax dollars are then spent to build an equitable economy.