According to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Advocacy small businesses have accounted for 65.1% of net new jobs since 2000. In 2019 firms employing fewer than 20 workers created 1.1 million net new jobs.
Ian and his business partner created some of those new jobs in 2019 only to be shut down by Governor Phil Murphy’s shutdowns of small businesses.
Ian believes that the government should never again be permitted to play favorites and decide which businesses are essential and which should fail; Ian will work to prevent it from ever happening again.
It is government’s job to create the conditions for job creation. This can be done by reducing government spending and taxes leaving money in the hands of those who earned it and who can spend it more efficiently than the government. Additionally, we can create a business-friendly environment by identifying and removing onerous job-killing regulations.