Small Businesses, Researchers as Victims of Legislation


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According to a group of economists who published their findings in Choices Magazine, sequestration and proposed legislation, such as the Census Reform Act of 2013, will cut the reporting of some types of local economic and sociological data.

This will deeply affect small farms and businesses. According to Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural economics and regional economics, Penn State, and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, This will leave small businesses that most need it - blind to possible economic threats and opportunities.


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