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New Report Says Detroit Gets It Right On Small Business

May 21, 2014

By Pat Batcheller




"In 2012, Detroit actually generated more jobs per capita from startups than San Jose."

Christy McFarland, National League of Cities research director.

A new report says Detroit is one of the best cities when it comes to helping local businesses succeed. The report comes from the National League of Cities, which counsels elected officials in thousands of cities large and small across the country. WDET's Pat Batcheller asked the NLC's top researcher, Christy McFarland, what Detroit's doing right. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.

Read the NLC's report here.