Gov. Bev Perdue wants the state's members of Congress to support measures she said would ease the credit crisis facing small business, reports Ben Niolet on our brother blog Under the Dome.
"Small businesses are the backbone of North Carolina’s economy,” Perdue said in a news release. "It is critical that we get credit flowing back to small businesses to work our way out of this economic and financial crisis."
In a letter to the state's congressional delegation, Perdue said the federal government should support the state's efforts to increase lending, including by increasing tax incentives for small businesses that create jobs.
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