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

Economy

Minnesota Loses Small Business Jobs

Figure drops slightly in January.

Economy

NFIB’s Small Business Growth Agenda for the 114th Congress

NFIB's Legislative Priorities for the 114th Congress

Healthcare

Healthcare

Health Care - $90 Million Payroll Tax & Increased Employer Assessment

Gov. Shumlin proposes to raise $90 million via a .7% payroll tax so that his administration can lower health insurance premiums...

Healthcare

NFIB Urges Congress to Fix the ACA Definition of Full-Time Employee

H.R. 2575 would replace the new 30-hour per week full-time or full-time equivalent (FTE) employee definition in the PPACA with ...

Taxes

Taxes

Relief from the Estate Tax

NFIB supports full and permanent repeal of the estate tax.

Taxes

NFIB/TEXAS CALLS FOR REPEAL OF STATE FRANCHISE TAX

Help today by contacting your state representative and state senator to tell them that small business has had enough.

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

84th Legislative Session Small Business Impact Bills Summary

We breakdown the bills filed that impact your business, so you don't have to

Labor

Labor

Paid Family Leave

Push back efforts to extend Connecticut’s paid family leave law to employers with fewer than 50 employees. While Connecticut...

Labor

Mandated Paid Leave

This issue will be back with a vengeance in the 2015 legislative session; a proposal that paid leave for full and part-time emp...

Energy

Energy
Energy

Environmental Protection Agency Regulations

Environmental Protection Agency Regulations

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

How Minnesota's Familial Status Law Hurts Small Businesses

New law makes it easier for employees to sue.

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