affected by government is what a representative
democracy is all about.
House Minority Leader Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, said of Miley's plans: It's about time. The tour group will probably hear suggestions for changes that Republicans lawmakers have been pushing for years.
Still, it's a good move by the legislative leadership.
Instead of only considering new laws to help small business, the legislative committee also needs to look at eliminating existing laws that impede business growth and simplifying others.
And instead of a single listening tour, lawmakers need to always be listening on how to help small businesses and entrepreneurs thrive in the Mountain State.
Small businesses represent 96 percent of all employers in the state. The home runs are nice, but keep emphasizing those base hits.