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Mark Hodesh

Mark Hodesh
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Scientific opinion polling reveals small business owners in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico believe protecting their region’s natural assets is one way we can enhance the financial success of small businesses and local economies.

Furthermore, a sizable majority of entrepreneurs find the president’s ‘all-of-the-above’ energy development strategy appealing, but would be even more supportive if it ensures protection of public lands.

 
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Nevada Small Business Owners Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy that Protects Public Lands
On July 11, Small Business Majority released an opinion poll of Nevada small business owners that found these entrepreneurs view public lands as important to their financial success and Nevada's economy, and the majority find the president’s ‘all-of-the-above’ energy development strategy most appealing if it includes provisions to protect those lands.

Arizona Small Business Owners Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy that Protects Public Lands
Small Business Majority released an Arizona opinion poll on July 3 that found the state's small business owners believe preserving public lands is essential to their financial success and that of local economies, and the majority find the president’s ‘all-of-the-above’ energy development strategy most appealing if it includes provisions to protect those lands.

New Mexico Small Business Owners Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy that Protects Public Lands
Two in five of New Mexico small business owners agree that when choosing where to live and own a business, access to outdoor opportunities provided by parks and public lands is a large factor, with 31% strongly agreeing. Of all the reasons behind someone’s decision about where to start a business, it speaks volumes that more than one-third attribute a large part of their reason to public lands.

Colorado Small Business Owners Believe Protecting Public Lands is Good for Business and Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy
A striking 63% of Colorado small business owners agree that when choosing where to live and own a business, access to outdoor opportunities provided by parks and public lands is a large factor, with 43% strongly agreeing. Of all the reasons behind someone’s decision about where to start a business, it speaks volumes that nearly two-thirds attribute a large part of their reason to public lands.

 

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