A new report finds that Anchorage ranks 55th out of 95 cities in the country in terms of how easy it is to set up and run a business. Colorado Springs was rated as the easiest place in the country to do so, while Charleston, West Virginia was the most difficult
Unlike many studies that measure regulations at the state level, annual study focuses on city-level regulations across North America.
“This report should serve as a wakeup call,” said Bernadette Wilson, Alaska director of Americans for Prosperity. “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. We need less government regulations to support Alaska’s entrepreneurs and foster an environment that will create jobs and grow our economy. AFP-AK is calling on state lawmakers to prioritize meaningful improvements to ensure Alaska is a great place to do business.”
Through broad-based grassroots outreach, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is driving long-term solutions to the country’s biggest problems. AFP activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping one another. AFP recruits and unites Alaskans behind a common goal of advancing policies that will help people improve their lives. For more information, visit www.AmericansForProsperity.org