September 17, 2010 11:28 AM

Commentary: Finally, small businesses get some relief

Small businesses in Florida are hurting as the recession has made bankers queasy about lending money — even to businesses that have always paid their bills but now need a lifeline until the economy improves. The Small Business Jobs Act provides the type of stimulus small businesses need — not a year from now but today. The legislation, pushed by the Obama administration, was stalled in the U.S. Senate, held victim to partisan sniping.

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