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Personal Stories: Small Business

[MT] Aimee McQuilkin, Small Business Owner, on the Importance of Public Protections

[MISSOULA, MT] I opened a clothing store, Betty's Devine, six years ago. I'm concerned in my community about safeguards and regulations being attacked in the name of small businesses. Read more...

[NY] Jordan Motzkin, Small Business Owner, on the Importance of Public Protections

[NEW YORK, NY] I'm an entrepreneur and my latest start up is called Big Box Farms. We're focusing on the food industry, and the food industry is a really excellent place to get started for new businesses, especially for young entrepreneurs like myself. I think food consumers feel they... Read more...

[OR] Jose Gonzalez, Small Business Owner, on the Importance of Public Protections

[SALEM, OR] I'm president of Tu Casa Real Estate in Salem Oregon. We've been doing business for 18 years and one thing I've learned is that regulations have been good for our business. They protect our clients and the most vulnerable in our community. Read more...

[WA] Makini Howell, Small Business Owner, on the Importance of Public Protections

[SEATTLE, WA] I own a group of small restaurants, they have various names, one of them is Plum, the other one is Sage, and we've been in business for thirty years. It started as a small family business, and we've grown substantially and I just really wanted to talk... Read more...