The midterm election witnessed depressingly low voter turnout. It was likely due, at least in part, to widespread dissatisfaction with the political gridlock that has been plaguing our nation’s capital. It doesn’t make any sense for citizens to avoid the polls when they are unhappy with politicians’ actions, or lack thereof, but it tends to happen nonetheless.
However, now that the Senate has shifted right, and the GOP has control of both houses, there is general hope that the newly unified Congress will actually start to enact some legislation. Many experts are optimistic that the economy will continue to improve, with startups and small businesses expected to benefit from the pro-business environment and policies. The following are some of the pertinent issues for the business community: