The Week That Was -- February 22, 2013
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Here are the most widely read FreeEnterprise.com stories for the week ending February 22:
Announcing the Best of the Best – The U.S. Chamber announced seven regional finalists for the 2013 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, recognizing the businesses that excel in the areas of staff training and motivation, community involvement, customer service, and strategy.
INFOGRAPHIC: The North Dakota Oil Boom – North Dakota's oil boom has led to the lowest unemployment rate, best job market, and highest GDP growth in the country.
Past Presidents Had a Lot to Say about Free Enterprise – In hono of President's Day, the Chamber gathered quotes from past presidents that underscore the role of business and free enterprise.
The Sugar Program Ruined My Valentine’s Day – Sugar price supports haven't accomplished much beyond making consumers pay $3.5 billion a year more for food, enticing food companies to leave the country, and costing too many jobs.
Keystone XL Puts President in Political Bind – Along with public support, labor unions also understand that construction and operation of the Keystone XL pipeline will create thousands of jobs.