Small business owners assess President Obama’s jobs plan

The World

In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed to spend $30 billion to help small businesses weather the tough economy. This is the latest move by the administration to support small business owners, but has any of these plans materialized into practical help? We put the question to small business owners in different parts of the country.

Torya Blanchard runs the “Good Girls Go To Paris Crepes” restaurants in Detroit, Mich., and John Brown is the vice president of the family-owned “Browns Furniture Company” in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

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