The American private sector is the engine of job creation in our economy. This is why the President has made it a priority from the beginning of his Administration to take steps to encourage business investment and job growth in the U.S. and give all businesses the tools they need to prosper.
A new report (pdf) from Business Roundtable highlights the principles and priorities that provide the foundation for the President’s new ideas to accelerate business investment and increase the competitiveness of American firms. The report acknowledges the critical linkages between small and large businesses in our economy, and argued that “government policies should be aiming to promote investment growth and job creation for all U.S. businesses.”
While the report does not acknowledge the Administration’s policy efforts, its findings underscore the importance of the steps the Administration has already taken to encourage investment and the new proposals we are pushing to help small and large businesses alike:
Acting on the small business bill along with the new proposals the President laid out would provide businesses large and small with unprecedented support and encouragement to invest and grow, not only in the short term but over the long term as well.
Valerie Jarrett is Senior Advisor to the President