For business owners, increasing healthcare costs are squeezing out other investments and limiting growth opportunities. But it is not all bad news; positive things are happening too.
Jeremy Field, regional administrator for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Pacific Northwest Administrator—which includes Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington—has been traveling Alaska this week.
Many small businesses are donating their time and money in manifold ways to support communities throughout Alaska.
With an economy under duress in Alaska, many companies are struggling to keep their workforces engaged and motivated.