Gov. Kim Reynolds (at left in photo) and U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon (right) tag-teamed an interview with the Business Record this morning in which they were bullish on 2018 prospects for business, especially small business. 

McMahon, who also met privately with business leaders while she was in Iowa today, said the Trump administration is pushing hard for tax cuts, programs designed to boost the workforce, and the repeal of some regulations -- all moves designed to boost small businesses, the providers of most jobs in the United States.

McMahon knows a bit about expanding a business -- she became wealthy running the high-profile professional wrestling organization, WWE. She twice ran for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut, but lost. 

Reynolds said her top priority will be Future Ready Iowa, the state’s program that is pushing for 70 percent of Iowa’s workforce to have education or training beyond high school by 2025.

Continue reading to learn how Reynolds and McMahon see governments helping businesses. Full Insider story