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Paul Gessing
Paul Gessing
President, Rio Grande Foundation
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      Paul Gessing

      Paul Gessing is the president of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Foundation. The Rio Grande Foundation is an independent, non-partisan, tax-exempt research and educational organization dedicated to promoting prosperity for New Mexico based on principles of limited government, economic freedom and individual responsibility.

Dodd-Frank will reduce small businesses’ access to credit

The devil is always in the details. Nowhere is this statement truer than in the area of federal legislation. Nowhere are those details more devilish than in the Dodd-Frank legislation that was passed in the wake of the 2008 banking and financial crisis. This law holds a ticking time bomb that, if not addressed, will destroy a large swath of the U.S. economy while further concentrating the banking business in the hands of those few behemoth banks that did so much to cause the economic crisis from which our nation is still emerging.