It's National Small Business Week and cities across the country are encouraging people to "Shop Small." For local residents, that means supporting thousands of small businesses across the Ark-La-Tex. A recent poll from the Kauffman Foundation showed that those business owners give Louisiana high marks for being business-friendly.
Louisiana got an overall "A" grade, with special praise for its zoning laws, licensing fees, and regulations processes. To view the report, click on the link. http://www.thumbtack.com/la/