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

Job Loss

Washington Minimum Wage Watch

An NFIB hub chronicling Washington state's journey into job loss.

Labor

Minimum Wage

Two different bills have been introduced in the House and Senate in 2016 to increase the minimum wage.To date, we have been suc...

Healthcare

Insurance

Insurance

NFIB is working to make changes that will adjust Rhode Island’s unemployment insurance system – one of the three most expen...

Insurance

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

EPA issued a memo clarifying areas of the rule that they will enforce and is accepting comments on a new burdensome lead rule.

Taxes

Economy

NFIB/Ohio 2016 Legislative Update

Catch up on current legislation impacting small business owners.

Healthcare

Some 1099 Reporting Mandates Still Exist for Small Business Owners

Although the new 1099 paperwork mandate was repealed, small business owners should be aware that other mandates still exist tha...

Government & Regulatory Reform

Regulation

The Eyes of NFIB/Texas Are Upon You, State Legislature

Inside the Legislature in the Interim

Labor

Economy

NFIB/Ohio 2016 Legislative Update

Catch up on current legislation impacting small business owners.

Job Loss

Washington Minimum Wage Watch

An NFIB hub chronicling Washington state's journey into job loss.

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

Legal

Make State Agencies Pay When They Lose in Court

State agencies should have to pay the court costs of a prevailing party when that state agency loses a lawsuit involving a regu...

Legal

Preserve Michigan’s Term Limits Law

NFIB has surveyed its small business members numerous times on the issue of changing the term limits law and each time they hav...

Advocacy and Elections Coverage for Small Business: NFIB. Find policy updates and analysis to understand what matters to small businesses nationally and on the state level.



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