Small Business Owners Implore Congress to End Government Shutdown
On Tuesday, October 15th, the Small Business Majority sent Congress a petition signed by over 700 American small business owners requesting that they raise the debt ceiling and end the shutdown.
Among their concerns is the fear that the shutdown will negatively impact the holiday shopping season by decreasing consumer confidence.
Many economists estimate that the shutdown will halt economic growth during the time of year when many businesses, both small and large, make a good portion of their yearly profits.
To find out more on these issues, read this article from The Hill.