Advocacy

NFIB is the leading advocate for small business owners, with offices in Washington, D.C., and every state capital. Our mission is to defend the right of small business owners to run their businesses without undue government interference and to advance public policies that promote their success. We proudly represent hundreds of thousands of members nationwide from every industry and sector. And we are the only major business organization whose policies and positions are established by the members directly, not by executive staff or the Board of Directors. That’s what makes us credible, widely respected and effective.

Our Policy Agenda

Economy

Labor

$12 Minimum Wage & Indexing

NFIB is gearing up for a fight against a citizens’ initiative to raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2020, index for automatic y...

Economy

Minnesota Loses Small Business Jobs

Figure drops slightly in January.

Healthcare

Healthcare

Understanding the New Healthcare Law

With the new healthcare bill now signed into law, you may be wondering: what does this mean for me?

Healthcare

Insurance

NFIB must stop efforts to delay the implementation of already enacted reforms that will lower the cost of unemployment insuranc...

Taxes

Taxes

Higher Taxes

NFIB is working to defeat efforts to increase the income tax on “wealthy” individuals and couples. The definition of “wea...

Taxes

Taxes

NFIB is leading the charge to stop efforts to roll back pension reforms. NFIB will continue the effort to raise the estate t...

Government & Regulatory Reform

Regulation

NFIB Pushes Back Against the Big Labor Agenda

NFIB is fighting both in Congress and the courts to make sure the NLRB fulfills its original mission to be an impartial moderat...

Regulation

State Fiscal Policy Reform

NFIB is working to educate lawmakers on the need for spending reform at the state and municipal levels, so that any tax reform ...

Labor

Labor

Expanded Workplace Control

NFIB is fighting to defeat various attempts to expand reasons an employee may demand time off from work, including months of un...

Labor

$12 Minimum Wage & Indexing

NFIB is gearing up for a fight against a citizens’ initiative to raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2020, index for automatic y...

Energy

Energy

Reduce Energy Cost

NFIB is supporting legislation to extend the natural gas pipeline and to expand access to hydroelectric power, saving 10 to 20%...

Energy

Legal

Regulation

NFIB Pushes Back Against the Big Labor Agenda

NFIB is fighting both in Congress and the courts to make sure the NLRB fulfills its original mission to be an impartial moderat...

Legal

Employer-Employee Relations

NFIB is fighting strict scheduling proposals that would require employers to adhere to work schedules provided 21 days in advan...

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