Friday, April 9, 2010

► On the Record

“Nearly 88 percent of all businesses are small businesses. If we can’t get money, there won’t be a recovery.”

– Lonnie Chandler, owner of two Vancouver businesses, Java House and Vintage Distributing, at a meeting Thursday with Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) regarding proposed federal legislation to thaw a mostly-frozen credit market for small firms. Read VBJ’s coverage of the roundtable discussion here.